Nuclear Regulation: NRC Staff Have Not Fully Accepted Planned Changes

RCED-00-29 Published: Jan 19, 2000. Publicly Released: Feb 22, 2000.
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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's (NRC) shift to a risk-informed regulation, focusing on the: (1) views of NRC's staff on the quality of the work that NRC performs, the management of and staff's involvement in changes occurring in the agency, and the move to a risk-informed regulatory approach; and (2) status of NRC's efforts to develop a strategy to implement a risk-informed regulatory approach.

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