United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Howard Benowitz

Howard Benowitz is a senior attorney in the Reactors and Materials Rulemaking division of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Office of the General Counsel. His work focuses on reactor issues, including emergency preparedness, decommissioning, and fitness for duty. Howard began working at the NRC in 2006 after nine years in private practice with law firms in Washington, DC. He represented electric power generators and marketers, as well as municipalities, electric cooperatives, and other governmental and public bodies, before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. He advised clients regarding various matters under the Federal Power Act, Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act, Public Utility Holding Company Act, and Energy Policy Act of 2005. Howard is a graduate of the Washington University in St. Louis School of Law and Duke University.

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