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Shakeup at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission has seen bureaucratic turmoil in recent months as the chairman departs and Congress tries to appoint two new members. The issue that's driven all the turmoil is whether or not former Chairman Gregory Jaczko was sticking to the commission's business or trying to stymie Yucca Mountain. We look at what's been happening and how it will affect the future of Yucca Mountain.



Karoun Demirjian, Washington Correspondent, LV Sun

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