© 2019 by Titans of Nuclear. Produced by the Energy Impact Center: www.energyimpactcenter.org

In this episode, we discuss...

  • How Margie’s upbringing influenced her career

  • How nuclear export licensing works and why it’s important to the safe handling and security of nuclear materials         

  • Why it was important for Margie to consider transboundary effects of Fukushima when negotiating to affirm the IAEA’s post-Fukushima frameworks

  • How the Supreme Court’s post-Fukushima ruling against the NRC’s Waste Confidence policy caused an abrupt halt in plans for domestic and international nuclear power plant construction

  • How Margie’s 3-step risk assessment process helped propel her to the top of the NRC

  • How training staff on new and different technologies, such as MSRs and SMRs, will help propel NRC regulations forward

Margie Doane

Executive Director, Operations, Nuclear Regulatory Commission