Letters to the Editor

June 24, 2014 10:06 AM

Writer is wrong about EPA's function

A recent letter that accused the EPA of hindering the licensing of nuclear reactors is in error. A quick look at the agency's duties relative to nuclear energy regulation reveals its purview is the handling of waste nuclear materials in the environment. The agency responsible for the licensing and approval of reactors and the design and approval of hardware for spent fuel rod storage is the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

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