Jeff Baran (left) takes the oath of office as an NRC Commissioner from NRC Chairman Allison Macfarlane (right) as his wife, Michelle Yau, looks on. Baran comes to the NRC from the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce, where he most recently served as Staff Director for Energy and Environment. He is the 34th individual to serve as an NRC Commissioner.
The U.S. Geological Survey's David Applegate (left) provides the USGS perspective on the lessons-learned from Fukushima and implementation of improvements during a recent Commission public meeting. NRC staff and stakeholders discuss the status of the near-term task force recommendations for seismic hazard reevaluations. Looking on is David Heacock, President and Chief Nuclear Officer, Dominion Nuclear. For more information go to NRC's Japan Lessons Learned.
A member of the public speaks to NRC Atomic Safety and Licensing Board Sept. 27 in Sundance, Wyo., regarding Strata Energy Inc.'s Ross uranium recovery facility.
Witnesses are sworn in at the NRC Atomic Safety and Licensing Board's hearing in Gillette, Wyo., on Strata Energy's Inc.'s license for the Ross uranium recovery facility.