United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Richard Reister

Mr. Reister manages the Department of Energy’s Light Water Reactor Sustainability (LWRS) Program in the Office of Nuclear Energy. The LWRS program helps to establish the technical basis for the safe and economic operation of existing nuclear power plants. Previously, Mr. Reister managed the NP2010 program to expand the contribution of nuclear power to the Nation’s energy portfolio and the International Nuclear Safety Program which improved the safety of Soviet-designed reactors in the wake of the Chernobyl accident. He has worked on nuclear matters within the Department of Energy for over 19 years.

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