NRC Nominees Macfarlane, Svinicki Win Senate Approval
In a vote late in the day, the Senate confirmed Allison Macfarlane, a George Mason professor and nuclear waste expert, to lead the NRC and reconfirmed Commissioner Kristine Svinicki, whose term was set to expire Saturday.
Macfarlane will serve out the remaining year of NRC Chairman Gregory Jaczko's term, which was marred by internal conflict at...
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