Leader Rodgers Opening Remarks in Joint Subcommittee Hearing with Nuclear Regulatory Commissioners
Washington, D.C. — Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) delivered remarks in today’s joint Subcommittee on Energy and Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change hearing with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).
Excerpts and highlights from her prepared remarks:
DEEP ROOTS OF U.S. NUCLEAR ENERGY
“From clean, reliable power generation to industrial uses to medical diagnostics and treatment, nuclear technologies are helping America win the future.
“These benefits extend world-wide, thanks to long established American leadership.
“Sixty-seven years ago, Congress enacted the essential policies that continue to guide safe nuclear development for here at home and that we export abroad.
“The Atomic Energy Act sought to...