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DOE, NRC Say Japan Crisis Won't Alter Nuclear Policy

Law360 (March 16, 2011, 7:46 PM EDT) -- The heads of the U.S. Department of Energy and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission told Congress on Wednesday that the power plant crisis in Japan won't immediately impact U.S. nuclear plans that include a $36 billion budget request to start new projects.

The hearing, before the House Energy and Commerce Committee's subcommittees on energy and power and on environment and the economy, was originally meant to discuss the President's fiscal year 2012 budget requests for the DOE and the NRC. But it also served as a status...
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