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average guy
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Jan26-12, 10:36 PM
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i thought the title represented clear thinking!
do we have one?
all you hear about is regulatory, that
lacks a dynamic vigorous image.

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Jan26-12, 11:00 PM
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i thought the title represented clear thinking!
do we have one?
all you hear about is regulatory, that
lacks a dynamic vigorous image.

Have A Nice Day!
Is there any chance that you might capitalize sentences and separate them so that they can be parsed like normal English? It can be awful hard to read your posts, even if they are interesting.
average guy
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Jan26-12, 11:28 PM
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Turbo
I thought parsed meant a program churning through
text to find whatever.
Yes, after getting the periods in i WAS planning to
work on capitalization.
The Nuclear Agency ought to be called
'Nuclear Research And Development'
Gee, just like they have at companies that
actually make something.

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Schr0d1ng3r
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Jan27-12, 11:26 AM
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US Nuclear Research Institute

Well, I'm not from the US, so correct me if I'm wrong, but aren't places like Los Alamos, BNL, etc, all nuclear research institutes? Here in the GWN, we have Chalk River and Whiteshell - the latter of which is now being decommissioned.
average guy
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Jan27-12, 05:58 PM
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schroding
found it!
Department Of Energy.
http://www.ne.doe.gov/
then the 'home' for Nuclear Energy is
on the site with them.
i think they need they're own department
and website
they need to start thinking bigger.

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Jan27-12, 06:52 PM
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schroding
found it!
Department Of Energy.
http://www.ne.doe.gov/
then the 'home' for Nuclear Energy is
on the site with them.
i think they need they're own department
and website
they need to start thinking bigger.

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The US DOE evolved from the Atomic Energy Commission. NE is a component of DOE, which does research in various energy technologies.

They are thinking big.
average guy
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Jan28-12, 01:24 AM
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astro nuke
i think i get it.
they put nuclear energy on sub site and
added windmills and coal burning plants.
well if it makes some people happy, not
worth hassling about.
thinking big huh? good, it's a big job to have low
price electricity all across the country.

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Astronuc
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Jan28-12, 03:37 PM
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astro nuke
i think i get it.
they put nuclear energy on sub site and
added windmills and coal burning plants.
well if it makes some people happy, not
worth hassling about.
thinking big huh? good, it's a big job to have low
price electricity all across the country.

Have A Nice Day!
Not quite.

In 1974, the Energy Reorganization Act split the two functions of the Atomic Energy Commission. The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) was created to regulate the safe operation of commercial nuclear power and began operation on January 19, 1975. Initially, the U.S. Energy Research and Development Administration (ERDA) was created to manage energy research and development, nuclear weapons, and naval reactors programs. In 1977, ERDA was combined with the Federal Energy Administration to form the U.S. Department of Energy.
Source: http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-co...chures/br0466/

The US DOE does research in various forms of energy. The Office of Nuclear Energy supports research in nuclear energy and it's application.

Electric utilities may implement nuclear energy for electrical generation. The DOE has shutdown several research reactors, but is supporting the development of new Gen IV reactors, as well as other modern reactors.
http://www.ne.doe.gov/

The US NRC also does nuclear research but from the standpoint of safety.
http://www.nrc.gov/about-nrc/regulatory/research.html
average guy
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Jan28-12, 04:58 PM
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astro nuke
in the 70's there was a disco in westwood
that was 4 stories and very popular.
it's long gone.
why are we facing the challenges of today and
tomorrow with something conceived in the 70's?
to keep around a reminder of the excesses of the 70's?
the nuclear energy development agency needs to
be a stand alone agency so that it is more responsive.
industrialized countries around the world are eating our lunch.

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jim hardy
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Jan28-12, 05:10 PM
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""why are we facing the challenges of today and
tomorrow with something conceived in the 70's?
to keep around a reminder of the excesses of the 70's?
""

like EPA, FEMA, DOE(ducation), Consumer Product Safety Commission, globalization , unfettered international movement of capital??

industrialized countries around the world are eating our lunch.
average guy
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Jan30-12, 01:27 AM
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jim
just to clear the air.
they seriously need to change the
geodesic dome covers at the San Onofre
nuclear power plants.
that's a well traveled route.
people go back to la and think
'that looks the same as it did 40 years ago'
gives the impression the pipes are all rusty
and they have one old guy in a golf cart
going around scraping and painting them.
GE ought to build them some new facades for free!
'public perception is everything'

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Caniche
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Jan30-12, 02:27 PM
P: 106
That's a big bear pit ,and they keep falling in. Sad
average guy
#13
Jan31-12, 11:59 PM
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caniche
philosophy?
physics forumer's
the ERDA needs to be made it's own agency again and
renamed the NERDA.
catchy, huh?
i think engineers would beat the doors down to
go to work there with a name like that.
Nuclear Energy Research & Development Agency
it's a winner!

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