Boxer sets Senate hearing on NRC and Fukushima issues

Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chairman of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, will convene a hearing to discuss the Commission’s progress on implementing the Fukushima Near-Term Task Force recommendations and other oversight.

The hearing is scheduled for 10 a.m. ET on Wednesday, Dec. 3 at the EPW Hearing Room in the Dirksen Senate Office Building.

All five members of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) are scheduled to testify along with officials from California and the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI).