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Energy Law Research Guide

This guide is intended as a starting point for research on energy law, especially the transportation, distribution, and sale of energy and energy-related natural resources in interstate commerce.

NRC Resources

Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
The NRC is an independent agency created by the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974, 42 U.S.C. § 5801 et seq., and receives additional authority from the Atomic Energy Act of 195442 U.S.C. § 2011 et seq. The NRC's predecessor was the Atomic Energy Commission. NRC regulates commercial nuclear power plants and other uses of nuclear materials, such as in nuclear medicine. NRC regulations appear in Title 10 of the C.F.R. Sources of NRC decisions, regulations, and guidance documents include:

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