Boxer Slams Tardy NRC Response To Fukushima Report

Law360, Washington (June 4, 2014, 7:44 PM EDT) -- Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairman Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., slammed the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission's “scandalous” response to a staff report on the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi reactor meltdown Wednesday, saying it had yet to require U.S. nuclear plant operators to implement a single recommendation from the report.

In an oversight hearing of the EPW Committee attended by the five members of the commission — Chairwoman Allison M. Macfarlane and commissioners Kristine L. Svinicki, George Apostolakis, William D. Magwood IV and William C. Ostendorff — Boxer...
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