NRC announced staff will have 18 months to consider the task force’s first recommendation, that the NRC re-structure its regulatory framework.
“The plan we’ve established will require a dedicated effort by our staff and stakeholders, and will require a continued commitment by the Commission to see that these recommendations are promptly addressed,” NRC Chairman Gregory Jaczko said.
The NRC has until Oct. 3 to produce a follow-up report prioritizing task force recommendations for implementation.
The task force released its findings July 12, nearly three months after the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
Karen Brazell, formerly chief of staff at the White House Military Office, officially joined the Department of Veterans Affairs on Aug. 6 as chief acquisition officer and principal executive director for the VA's Office of Acquisition, Logistics and Construction, Federal News Radio reported Monday.