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Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) was created as an independent agency by Congress in 1974 to enable the nation to safely use radioactive materials for beneficial civilian purposes while ensuring that people and the environment are protected. The NRC regulates commercial nuclear power plants and other uses of nuclear materials, such as in nuclear medicine, through licensing, inspection and enforcement of its requirements.

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Date Of Record Release 2009-03-19 14:12:12
Description The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) was created as an independent agency by Congress in 1974 to enable the nation to safely use radioactive materials for beneficial civilian purposes while ensuring that people and the environment are protected. The NRC regulates commercial nuclear power plants and other uses of nuclear materials, such as in nuclear medicine, through licensing, inspection and enforcement of its requirements.
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Source United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
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Date Of Record Creation 2009-03-19 14:06:48
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Date Last Modified 2009-03-19 14:12:51
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Date Record Checked: 2009-03-19 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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