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Obama nominates nuke-waste expert, professor to replace Jaczko

President Obama today said he will nominate a college professor known as an expert in nuclear-waste issues to chair the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, setting up a high-stakes, two-track confirmation battle over the next 30 days. If confirmed by the Senate, Allison Macfarlane would replace Gregory Jaczko, who announced his resignation Monday.

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