Union of Concerned Scientists

Marybeth Head

Biden memo enhances independence of federal scientists from political appointees

The executive action raises the profile of senior career officials at scientific agencies, seeks to increase transparency around agency research and regulations…

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In this April 29, 2019 photo, a mildly contaminated transfer container stands wrapped and labeled as part of the decommissioning process at the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station in Vernon, Vt. In January, privately held NorthStar Group Services completed the purchase of Vermont Yankee from New Orleans-based Entergy after federal and state regulators approved the sale of the reactor, closed since 2014. It marked the first permanent transfer of an operating license to a nuclear cleanup specialist for accelerated decommissioning. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Lord: DoD wants mini nuclear reactors on bases and for transport

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Union of Concerned Scientists speaks about President’s plan

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