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Government Documents - Independent Agencies, Boards, and Commissions: Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Overview of the publications of federal boards, commissions, and other bodies in the Government Documents Collection.

About the agency

The Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) was established in 1946 to maintain civilian control of atomic research and development. While it was originally tasked with developing nuclear technology for weapons and naval propulsion, its mission later changed to oversight of the commercial nuclear power industry. It was abolished in 1974 and replaced by the Energy Research and Development Administration and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), which also regulates nuclear waste and radioactive materials.

Internet resources

Our holdings

The Government Documents Collection holds a number of NRC publications, including the following series:

Subject Guide

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