NRC Monitoring Earthquake and Tsunami

NRC Chairman Gregory Jaczko, other top officials and nuclear experts at the NRC headquarters office and the Incident Response Center in our regional office in Texas are closely monitoring the aftermath of the Japanese earthquake and subsequent tsunami. Chairman Jaczko said this: “The NRC resident inspectors who work at the Diablo Canyon Power Plant in … Continue reading “NRC Monitoring Earthquake and Tsunami”

What Do You Mean, NRC International Programs?

The NRC is responsible for regulating domestic nuclear facilities and materials. So why does the agency have an Office of International Programs? One reason is that we are tasked with licensing the import and export of nuclear materials. Keeping careful track of where nuclear materials are going to, and coming from, is an essential part … Continue reading “What Do You Mean, NRC International Programs?”