The first removal of nuclear fuel rods next month from the stricken Fukushima atomic station should be successful based on findings that the rods -- each about twice the average weight of a sumo wrestler -- appear undamaged from an explosion at the site almost three years ago.
Gregory Jaczko’s “propensity for angry outbursts and aggressive behavior” as chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has created a toxic environment at the safety regulator, Republicans on a U.S. House panel said.
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Gregory Jaczko was “red-faced” and “shaking angry” in a July meeting with an agency executive, House Republicans said in a report about discord on the panel.
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Gregory Jaczko said he is resigning, as lawmakers, colleagues and an independent watchdog criticize what they said is a bullying style and mistreatment of female employees.
Members of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission have said they’re willing to work together after four of them accused Chairman Gregory Jaczko of bullying employees and creating a toxic work environment.
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission should for the first time require plant owners to review earthquake hazards at least once a decade, Chairman Gregory Jaczko said, backing a proposal opposed by industry.
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Gregory Jaczko denied accusations by all four of his agency colleagues that he verbally abused employees, telling lawmakers he was hearing many complaints for the first time.
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Gregory Jaczko, whose management style has been criticized, denied allegations that he mistreats female colleagues while saying the agency’s inspector general is preparing another report.