|Obama to renominate GOP nuclear regulator|
By MATTHEW DALY President Barack Obama will nominate Republican Kristine Svinicki to a new term on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, despite opposition from two top Democratic senators. White House press secretary Jay Carney said Obama believes the ...
|Sanders Opposes NRC Nominee|
Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) issued the following statement today on the reappointment of Commissioner Kristine Svinicki to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission: “I have serious concerns about NRC Commissioner Svinicki's record on safety.
|The Democratic War on One Woman|
Wall Street Journal
Ask Kristine Svinicki, a commissioner on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Ms. Svinicki is a respected nuclear engineer who was unanimously confirmed to the NRC in 2008, and whose term is up in June. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is now actively ...
|President Obama nominates NRC commissioner opposed by Harry Reid|
Las Vegas Sun
By Karoun Demirjian (contact) WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama will re-nominate Kristine Svinicki to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, a White House official confirmed Thursday, bringing a swift end to a unfolding standoff with Senate Republicans ...
|Obama to renominate GOP commissioner to NRC|
By Rebecca Carroll Despite opposition from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., President Obama will renominate Republican Kristine Svinicki to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Reuters reports. The news came just as Senate Minority Leader Mitch ...
|Risch jumps to defense of former Craig aide at NRC|
The Idaho Statesman
Jim Risch jumped in to support a former aide to his predecessor Larry Craig locked in a tough fight to keep her job on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. President Barack Obama renominated Kristine Svinicki for the Republican-designated seat she ...
|Obama's NRC Nomination Draws Fire From Democrat Reid Over Yucca|
San Francisco Chronicle
Svinicki, 45, has criticized NRC Chairman Gregory Jaczko, a former science adviser to Reid. She also has complained about the commission's effort to shut a nuclear-waste disposal site at Yucca Mountain in Nevada, which Reid opposes.
Saturday, April 21, 2012
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