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Synonyms for NRC

an independent federal agency created in 1974 to license and regulate nuclear power plants

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NAI Global, the managed network of commercial real estate firms, has formed an alliance with NRC Realty & Capital Advisors, LLC.
Using the first approach with the NRC NOAEL, the RfD would lie in the range of 0.04-0.004 mg/kg-day depending on the choice of uncertainty factor.
So why is the NRC proposing to relax the fire safety standard?
NRC also is working to dispel many of the myths associated with recycling, such as the idea that it costs more than it can contribute to the economy.
But according to Don Di Salle, a Sudbury boy who happens to be the director general of corporate services for the NRC, Northern Ontario is not in the game.
If the advisory processes at NRC, SAB, and similar organizations are not to become increasingly "formal and proceduralized," mechanisms must be found to protect them when external groups mount such challenges.
Since the launch of the Reuse-A-Shoe expansion to NRC members in November 2002, 19 recycling organizations have committed to collecting a minimum of 5,000 pairs of old athletic shoes by June 2003.
NIST and the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) recently completed a bilateral comparison of routine spectral responsivity calibrations from 250 nm to 1800 nm, using silicon, germanium, and indium gallium arsenide photodiodes as transfer standards.
The federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on October 11, 2001 shut down its website in order to remove potentially tens of thousands of pages of information about the nation's commercial nuclear power industry.
Unfortunately, their vague status--not faculty, staff, or student--can leave these so-called postdocs vulnerable to poor pay, little mentoring, and slow advancement toward the skills they seek, according to a report issued this week by the National Research Council (NRC) in Washington.
National Research Council of Canada has announced that it has signed an agreement to include all 14 of the NRC Research Press titles in the ADONIS Electronic Journal Subscriptions (EJS) service.
After an approval process that dragged on for seven years, in 1996 the NRC declared the plant safe.
Although construction at the $2.3 billion Southern California plant was 97 percent complete, no one before Horn--not the thousands of engineers and construction workers, not the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's (NRC) team of inspectors--had spotted the screw-up.