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Risk-informed decisionmaking

An approach to regulatory decisionmaking, in which insights from probabilistic risk assessment are considered with other engineering insights. For additional detail, see Risk Assessment in Regulation and the Fact Sheet on Nuclear Reactor Risk.

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