Nuclear Power Regulation Basics (NRC-101), presented at EUCI program, Washington, D.C.

January 30, 2013

Course covers the history and background necessary to understand the nuclear regulatory process.

The training included topics covering:

  • History of Nuclear Regulation: 1946 – Present
  • NRC’s Relationship to Others – (Alex Polonsky)
  • Structure and Function of NRC’s Component Offices
  • How NRC Imposes Formal Regulatory Requirements, Informal Expectations, and Commitments
  • Reactor Licensing Processes: Existing Plants
  • General Regulated Activities of Operating Plants
  • Nuclear Liability and Decommissioning
  • NRC’s Activities Related to Fukushima
  • How NRC Evaluates Licensee Performance