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About the NRC & Your Community

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Historically, the NRC has been focused on explaining to the public how it regulates radioactive materials. This NRC & Your Community program focuses on the people and the everyday, dedication and commitment of the NRC employees as part of your community, protecting your families and the environment while helping enhance our society in many ways.

  • NRC staff volunteers presort donations at the Manna Food Center to help get provisions out quickly to neighbors experiencing food insecurity in the community. The Center’s mission is to eliminate hunger in Montgomery County, Maryland, through food distribution, education and advocacy.
    NRC staff volunteers presort donations at the Manna Food Center to help get provisions out quickly to neighbors … more…
  • NRC Region III staff members talk with a young member of the community during the annual assessment event for DC Cook nuclear plant in Michigan.
    NRC Region III staff members talk with a young member of the community during the annual assessment event … more…
  • NRC Region III staff gave presentations on plant performance, decommissioning and environmental monitoring at the recent open house for the Michigan-based Palisades nuclear plant.
    NRC Region III staff gave presentations on plant performance, decommissioning and environmental monitoring … more…
  • An NRC Region IV team staffs a booth at the San Luis Obispo Market Night to speak with local residents about the agency's role in overseeing nuclear plants, including the nearby Diablo Canyon site.
    An NRC Region IV team staffs a booth at the San Luis Obispo Market Night to speak with local residents … more…
  • Jeff Sowa, the senior resident inspector at the River Bend nuclear power plant, discusses how a plant works and how the NRC does its job as part of the LA STEM Expo, in Baton Rouge, La.
    Jeff Sowa, the senior resident inspector at the River Bend nuclear power plant, discusses how a plant works and … more…
  • Brian Parks, resident inspector at the River Bend nuclear power plant, discusses how a plant works and how the NRC does its job as part of the LA STEM Expo, in Baton Rouge, La.
    Brian Parks, resident inspector at the River Bend nuclear power plant, … more…
Page Last Reviewed/Updated Friday, November 09, 2018