Fate Of GOP NRC Nominee Tied To Yucca Controversy?

May 2011
Energy Daily;5/18/2011, Issue 95, p2
The article explores link between the fate of Republican U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) nominee William Ostendorff and the controversy over the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository. Concerns were raised by supporters of the nuclear waste repository on the possibility that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid would block or delay the reappointment of Ostendorff. A confirmation was made by NRC Chairman Greg Jaczko on the lack of final decision on the issue.


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