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NRC's Preparations for Hurricane Season Enable Quick Response – If Necessary

Roger Hannah
Senior Public Affairs Officer
Region II

The hurricane season officially begins next week, and this year hurricane experts are predicting 12-14 named storms in the Atlantic with at least a couple of major hurricanes. 517 more words

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NRC 'can't say' if fire lab's flushed chemicals tainted rural water

Canada’s National Fire Lab had an unorthodox way of dealing with some waste chemicals: It flushed overflow into the sewage system, and then into the surrounding environment. 540 more words

Local News

The 411 on NRC Fees for Licensees

Michele Kaplan
Team Leader
License Fee Policy Team

The NRC is an independent agency chartered by Congress to regulate the civilian use of nuclear materials. By law, we’re required to recover 90 percent of our budget from the companies and people that we provide services to (such as applicants for licenses, operating nuclear power plants that we inspect, etc.) 596 more words

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Breaking News: Nuclear Plant 26 Miles from NYC Is Missing 1/4 of the bolts in the Baffle-Former Assembly Around the Core

Missing bolts and “nuclear reactor” are words one generally does not want in the same sentence. However, when more than one quarter of the bolts inside an atomic reactor core go missing, the risk and concern multiply.   559 more words

Politics

Collecting Nuclear Materials

Radiation.

Few words in the english language are thought about less and yet have the capability of invoking fear.

Radiation. It has no smell or taste. 79 more words

Taking a Look at an Independent Review of Spent Fuel Pool Safety and Security

Scott Burnell
Public Affairs Officer

 A recently published National Academy of Sciences report includes the academy’s latest thoughts on enhancing the safety and security of spent nuclear fuel storage. 478 more words

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Nike Inspires and Enables Filipina Runners to be #BetterForIt and Celebrates Their Achievement at Nike’s First All-Women Half Marathon in Manila

Manila, Philippines, May 15,2016 —  The NikeWomen Victory Tour in Manila culminated in the NRC Women’s Half Marathon with more than 4,000 Filipina runners conquering the 21 km run with their buddies. 440 more words

Running