CIO Briefing

White House Supports Rollback of Cleanup Standards for Nuclear Incidents

Administration would relax long-held standards for cleaning up radioactive material released through disaster or acts of terrorism.

CIO Briefing

NRC: New Nuclear Plant Safety Measures Not Premature But Final Decision Pending

In the wake of the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant meltdowns in Japan, the commission has identified a host of potential ways to improve the security and safety of U.S. reactors

CIO Briefing

Energy Officials Are Divided Over Nuclear Agency's Future

Break-in at the Y-12 weapons complex raises questions about NNSA stewardship.

CIO Briefing

EPA withholds information on dirty bomb report

The information could reveal whether the officials are speaking out against their own agency’s long-held health standards.

CIO Briefing

Bills would impose tougher chemical security rules

One of the measureswould impose additional requirements on industry through DHS's Chemical Facility Antiterrorism Standards.

CIO Briefing

Obama administration weighing more aggressive medical isotope policies

White House said it would look to favor buying medical isotopes produced without the use of bomb-grade uranium.