NRC commissioners outline plans for waste work
The leaders of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission yesterday laid out for lawmakers their plans for how the agency would proceed with the licensing process for the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository in Nevada if Congress were to provide funding.
Perry uranium pledge could clear way for nominee
Energy Secretary Rick Perry's conditional promise to suspend his department's practice of selling excess uranium could prompt a key senator to stop blocking a nominee for the agency's environmental cleanup office.
5th Trump TVA pick up for confirmation hearing
A former top lawyer at the Republican National Committee will appear before a Senate committee this week as he looks to join the board of the Tennessee Valley Authority, the country's largest public electric utility.
NERC names James Robb new chief executive
The North American Electric Reliability Corp. named a new president and CEO today, four months after its previous chief executive resigned following his arrest on charges of battery and family violence.
Perry won't budge on nuclear waste project
A year into his tenure as secretary of Energy, Rick Perry has not budged on Yucca Mountain.