Tagged: NRC

Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) and the National Research Council (NRC) have released a new report entitled “Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States.” The report contends that the commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking of minors in the United States are “commonly overlooked,...

Nuclear Power Plant Safety in the U.S. a “Near-Miss”

The new report “The NRC and Nuclear Power Plant Safety 2012 Report: Tolerating the Intolerable” from the Union of Concerned Scientist is the third annual review of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s (NRC) implementation of safety policies in the U.S. nuclear power industry. “According to the report, the NRC’s lax oversight...

New Report Details Scheme to Delay US Nuclear Safety in Wake of Fukushima

Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) released a report detailing how four commissioners at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) worked to delay new nuclear safety regulations following the Fukushima meltdowns. Congressman Markey requested all documents relating to the events of Fukushima and the NRC’s response to the meltdown. The report provides...