Alexander on President’s Nomination of Allison Macfarlane to Chair Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Posted on May 24, 2012

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), ranking member of the Senate Appropriations subcommittee that oversees the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), today released the following statement on the president’s intention to nominate Allison Macfarlane to chair the NRC:


“I look forward to learning more about Dr. Macfarlane’s views on how the Nuclear Regulatory Commission can help the U.S. lead the world in providing the large amount of low-cost, reliable, clean nuclear electricity this country needs to create jobs and grow our economy.”


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