Facing Fire, NRC Chairman Says He Won't Step Down

Law360, New York (December 14, 2011, 4:04 PM EST) -- At a congressional hearing Wednesday, the chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission did his best to fend off accusations that he regularly undermined fellow commissioners and verbally abused female NRC staff, telling lawmakers he had no plans to resign.

NRC Chairman Gregory Jaczko's leadership over the commission tasked with regulating U.S. nuclear plants was thrust into the spotlight when all four of his fellow commissioners sent a letter to the White House Chief of Staff on Oct. 13, accusing Jaczko of bullying senior staff and creating...
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