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Barbara Boxer Wants Her Nuclear Regulatory Records And She Wants Them Now

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 11.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission are engaged in an increasingly public feud over whether the commissi...

Shutdown Hits Nuclear Power Regulators

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 10.10.2013 | Politics

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission, which monitors the nation's 100 commercial nuclear power plants, is set to furlough 3,600 employees on Thursday aft...

Obama Names Nuclear Chief Macfarlane To New Term

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 03.22.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has nominated Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Allison Macfarlane to a new five-year term. Macfarlane, a g...

Wasting Time With Nuclear Waste

Elliott Negin | Posted 11.05.2014 | Green
Elliott Negin

Haste makes waste--unless you're talking about nuclear power. In that case, delay makes waste--tens of thousands of tons of it.

Nuclear Rubberstamp Commission

Karl Grossman | Posted 07.30.2012 | Green
Karl Grossman

The nuclear industry and promoters of nuclear power in government would have us believe that Fukushima means nothing. In reality, the consequences -- in Japan and all over the world -- are expected to be enormous.

Obama Names Yucca Mountain Critic To Lead Nuclear Agency

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Moving quickly to stem a controversy, President Barack Obama on Thursday nominated an expert on nuclear waste to lead the federal a...