Nuclear Regulatory Commission

The U.S. federal commission supervising the use of radioactive by-product material for commercial and medical purposes; successor to the Atomic Energy Commission along with the U.S. Department of Energy.

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  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission — Nuclear Regulatory Commission …   Wikipedia

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  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission — n. A federal agency that regulates the civilian use of nuclear materials. abbrv. NRC The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008. Nuclear Regulatory Commission …   Law dictionary

  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission —   [ njuːklɪə regjʊleɪtərɪ kə mɪʃn], Abkürzung NRC [enɑː sːɪ], als Nachfolgeorganisation der Atomic Energy Commission 1974 gegründete Behörde der USA, die für die Genehmigung, Überwachung und Sicherheit von Kernenergieanlagen zuständig ist; Sitz:… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission — Autorité de sûreté nucléaire américaine Pour les articles homonymes, voir Autorité de sûreté nucléaire (homonymie). Quartier général de NRC à Rockville. L …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission — Nuclear Reg|u|la|to|ry Com|mis|sion, the the NRC a US government organization that checks on the safety of ↑nuclear power stations …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission — U.S. Govt. an independent agency, created in 1975, that licenses and regulates the nonmilitary use of nuclear energy. Abbr.: NRC * * * ▪ United States organization       an independent regulatory agency that is responsible for overseeing the… …   Universalium

  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission — (NRC)   This is the federal agency responsible for the licensing of nuclear facilities. They oversee these facilities and make sure regulations and standards are followed.   ***   An independent federal agency that ensures that strict standards… …   Energy terms

  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission — noun an independent federal agency created in 1974 to license and regulate nuclear power plants • Syn: ↑NRC • Hypernyms: ↑independent agency * * * U.S. Govt. an independent agency, created in 1975, that licenses and regulates the nonmilitary use… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission Region I — Map showing NRC regions The Nuclear Regulatory Commission Region I is one of the regions of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Headquartered in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, oversees the north eastern United States. Region I consists of 17… …   Wikipedia

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