NRC Editorial Style Guide (NUREG-1379, Revision 2)

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Manuscript Completed: May 2009
Date Published: May 2009

Prepared by:
C. Hsu

Division of Administrative Services
Office of Administration
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Washington, DC 20555-0001

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The “NRC Editorial Style Guide” provides writing and style guidance to all U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) staff members. It addresses the questions and issues most frequently fielded by NRC editors. This revision of the document emphasizes the importance of plain language and includes detailed guidance on using technology to write and edit more effectively. The goals of the “NRC Editorial Style Guide” are readability and consistency for all NRC publications.

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