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NRC, regulator of nuclear safety.

United States. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

NRC, regulator of nuclear safety.

by United States. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

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Published by U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission,
  • Nuclear industry -- Government policy -- United States,
  • Nuclear energy -- Government policy -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesU.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, regulator of nuclear safety.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23 p. :
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17803835M
    OCLC/WorldCa29231007

      "The notice of violation from the [NRC] concerned an incident in where no safety or security lapses occurred. We remain fully committed to ensuring a healthy nuclear safety culture exists at.   The NRC first ordered TVA to make changes to improve its safety culture in , after two investigations revealed a maintenance mechanic at .

      The former head of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission wants to change that. In his latest book, Confessions of a Rogue Nuclear Regulator, Dr. Gregory Jaczko says that we not only should be thinking more about the consequences of nuclear power, we should be way more concerned about it . The book contains detailed insights into the NRC's response to the Fukushima accident, which Jaczko said "really forever changed my thoughts about nuclear power, what this technology meant and.

    Nuclear Regulation & Regulators. Argentine Nuclear Regulatory Authority (ARN) – The ARN reports to the President of Argentina and regulates and controls nuclear activities regarding radiological and nuclear safety, physical protection and nuclear non-proliferation.. Association Vincotte Nuclear (AVN) – This is a non-profit organization licensed by the Belgian authorities in the field of.   Confessions of a Rogue Nuclear Regulator is a carefully crafted memoir by the chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) who served in office during the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster in Author and Chairman Gregory Jaczko never intended to Author: Gregory B. Jaczko.


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“A very important read for all interested in nuclear safety.”, “Jaczko’s book provides insights into the politics behind skewed analyses and suggests that a reform-minded Congress might usefully look into the NRC’s regulatory process.”, Physics Today/5(28).

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: NRC, regulator of nuclear safety (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: NRC, regulator of nuclear safety (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource. Deference to industry trumps nuclear safety in the U.S., warns a controversial former regulator Less than a year after the Fukushima nuclear accident in Japan, physicist Gregory B.

Jaczko tried to break the “first commandment” of nuclear regulation: Thou regulator of nuclear safety. book not deny a license to operate a. The former top regulator of nuclear power in America, who in the midst of an international crisis promoted U.S.

nuclear power plants as operating "safely and securely," now says in an explosive. After his NRC years, Jaczko had a change of heart about nuclear energy. Early in the book, he writes, “I was basically a nuclear power moderate: intrigued by. The nuclear safety expert in charge of the U.S.

government’s response to the Fukushima nuclear accident says he was denied critical resources by. The book proceeds to summarize four accidents from the year history of nuclear energy, as well as select regulatory battles during Jaczko’s seven-year stint (–12) on the : Katie Tubb.

Confessions of a Rogue Nuclear Regulator is a wake-up call to the dangers of lobbying, the importance of governmental regulation, and the failures of congressional oversight. But it is also a classic tale of an idealist on a mission whose misadventures in Washington are astounding, absurd, and sometimes even funny—and Jaczko tells the story Released on: Janu The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is an independent agency of the United States government tasked with protecting public health and safety related to nuclear energy.

Established by the Energy Reorganization Act ofthe NRC began operations on Janu as one of two successor agencies to the United States Atomic Energy functions include overseeing reactor Agency executive: Kristine Svinicki, Chairman. Lessons Learned from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident for Improving Safety and Security of U.S.

Nuclear Plants is a study of the Fukushima Daiichi accident. This report examines the causes of the crisis, the performance of safety systems at the plant, and the responses of its. Confessions of a Rogue Nuclear Regulator offers a chilling first hand account of the influence of the nuclear industry over the very agency charged with regulating it.

The behind the scenes illustrations shows what happens when an independent regulator dares to be, well, independent/5. Nuclear safety is defined by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) as "The achievement of proper operating conditions, prevention of accidents or mitigation of accident consequences, resulting in protection of workers, the public and the environment from undue radiation hazards".

The IAEA defines nuclear security as "The prevention and detection of and response to, theft, sabotage. A former head of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has written a powder keg of a book, “Confessions of a Rogue Nuclear Regulator.” Author Gregory Jaczko left the post infar more critical of nuclear power’s safety claims than he came in, his concerns amplified by the Fukushima meltdown in Japan in Now, he worries that its lessons have not sunk in deeply enough with.

Former NRC chair discusses book, nuclear alternatives “Confessions of a Rogue Nuclear Regulator” during his talk, which drew about 30 residents. The book contains detailed insights. ‘Confessions of a rogue nuclear regulator’: excerpts from the latest book by former US NRC Chief Gregory Jaczko Courtesy: Barns and Noble My interest in fire safety was sparked years earlier, when I learned about the fire at the Browns Ferry nuclear power plant in Tennessee.

Former NRC head disagrees with Bill Gates, says nuclear not a safe bet for combating climate change. by Molly Brown on Janu at pm Janu at pm.

booklet on the safety culture of an effective nuclear regulatory body would be a timely and appropriate addition to this resource on key contemporary nuclear regulatory issues.

A senior-level task group (STG) was thus established with the remit to prepare a regulatory guidance document on the safety culture of an effective regulatory Size: 1MB. The book contains detailed insights into the NRC’s response to the Fukushima accident, which Jaczko said “really forever changed my thoughts about nuclear power, what this technology meant and.

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission - NRC, Rockville, Maryland. K likes. The NRC is using Facebook to raise awareness about our agency and our mission, and Followers: K. If that unequivocal statement by former Nuclear Regulatory Commission chair Greg Jaczko were the only “confession” he made, it would be powerful enough.

But in his recently published book, Confessions of a Rogue Nuclear Regulator, Jaczko rips away the secrecy from the inner workings of the NRC as he experienced it first-hand.Agreement States, have entered into agreements with NRC that give them the authority to license and inspect byproduct, source, or special nuclear materials used or possessed within their borders.

Any applicant, other than a Federal agency or Federally recognized Indian tribe, who wishes to possess or use licensed material in one of these.