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William Magwood, a member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission whose criticism helped lead to the ouster of the agency's former chairman, says he is leaving the five-member commission...Before joining the NRC, Magwood headed the Energy Department's
As radiation spewed from Japan 's nuclear disaster three years ago, the top U.S. atomic energy regulator issued a 50-mile evacuation warning for any Americans in the area, a response some found extreme. Gregory Jaczko, who stepped down as chairman of
The central government and Tokyo Electric Power Co. fell into chaos when the triple meltdown crisis started at the Fukushima No...Nuclear Regulatory Commission also faced a tough crisis-management situation characterized by limited information and
The legal war over Yucca Mountain resumed with force on Friday with a demand that the chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission recuse herself or be disqualified from the agency's about-to-resume work on the proposed nuclear waste repository.
Nowadays the federal government leavens its usual quotient of incompetence with large dollops of illegality. This is eliciting robust judicial rebukes, as when, last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia instructed the Nuclear
House Republicans led by John Shimkus of Illinois warned Allison Macfarlane, chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for two weeks, against distracting the power industry with too much regulation. The NRC and the industry had a full workload of
The Nevada Broadcasters Association is already planning an Oct. 18 debate between U.S...Rep. Shelley Berkley, D-Nev., two days before early voting starts ahead of the Nov. 6 election. Now the group has to get the two Senate candidates to agree to
The report also said Jackzo's testimony before House and Senate committees last December was "inconsistent" with testimony provided to the inspector general by senior NRC officials. The committees were investigating Jaczko's behavior.
President Barack Obama's nominee to chair the Nuclear Regulatory Commission promised Wednesday to try to restore harmony at an agency marked by discord in recent years. Allison Macfarlane, a geologist named to lead the NRC last
Rep. Ed Markey's list of allegations about personnel intimidation at NRC regional offices continued a chorus of concern regarding whistleblower retaliation at the agency. In a Monday letter enumerating the charges from agency staff in Regions III and