United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

William Huffman

Mr. William Huffman currently holds the position of Project Manager in the Decommissioning Transition Branch of the Division of Operating Nuclear Reactors in the Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation (NRR).  Since late 2013, Mr. Huffman has been a member of a team of project managers assigned to transition five power reactor units that recently prematurely and permanently shutdown from an operating to decommissioning status.  In this capacity, Mr. Huffman was principally responsible for the project management of licensing activities associated with the Kewaunee Nuclear Power Plant, which was the first of the recent nuclear power reactor units that announced their intention to shutdown, and has served as the lead plant for completing the transition to decommissioning.  As a collateral duty, Mr. Huffman also serves as a technical lead on the decommissioning power reactor regulatory improvements rulemaking effort.

A majority of Mr. Huffman's 25 year career at the NRC has been spent working as a Headquarters Operations Officer.Mr. Huffman has also worked on the Advanced Reactors review team for the AP600 and in the Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards Division of Waste Management.  In the late 1990's, Mr. Huffman worked in NRR's Policy and Rulemaking Branch where he was involved in a previous effort to revise reactor decommissioning regulations.

Mr. Huffman received his B.S. in nuclear engineering from the University of Florida.  He has over 38 years of experience in nuclear power plant operations including engineering and reactor operations at the Savannah River Plant and reactor operations at Plant Vogtle.
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