United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Christopher S. Pugsley

hristopher Pugsley’s environmental practice consists of statutory and regulatory analyses of Nuclear Regulatory Commission and Environmental Protection Agency issues related to the possession and use of nuclear materials and the decommissioning of nuclear facilities.  Mr. Pugsley has worked with the National Mining Association, the Food Irradiation Processing Alliance, and the Gamma Industry Processing Alliance and other NRC and Agreement State licensees on issues of concurrent federal/state regulation of nuclear facilities, federal preemption of State regulatory authority under the Atomic Energy Act, licensing under and compliance with Nuclear Regulatory Commission and State regulations, and transportation of hazardous materials.

Mr. Pugsley received his Bachelor's Degree in Politics from Washington and Lee University and his J.D. from The George Washington University School of Law. He is currently licensed to practice in the State of Maryland and is the author of the recently published article entitled The Game of “Who Can You Trust?”—Equitable Estoppel Against the Federal Government, 31 Pub. Cont. L.J. 101.
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