Guide to Federal Records

Records of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission [NRC]


(Record Group 431)
1957-90

Overview of Records Locations

Table of Contents
  • 431.1 ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY
  • 431.2 RECORDS OF THE OFFICE OF STATE PROGRAMS 1957-82
  • 431.3 RECORDS OF THE OFFICE OF THE REGIONAL ADMINISTRATOR, REGION II (ATLANTA, GA) 1974-82
  • 431.4 TEXTUAL RECORDS (GENERAL)
  • 431.5 MOTION PICTURES (GENERAL)
  • 431.6 MACHINE-READABLE RECORDS (GENERAL) 1978-90 3 data sets



 431.1 ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY

Established: As an independent agency by the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974 (88 Stat. 1242), October 11, 1974. Became operational, effective January 19, 1975, by EO 11834, January 15, 1975.

Predecessor Agencies:
  • Atomic Energy Commission (AEC, 1946-74)
Functions: Regulates the civilian uses of nuclear energy by licensing persons and companies to own and use nuclear materials, and to build and operate nuclear reactors. Conducts inspections to ensure compliance with licensing standards.

Related Records: Record copies of publications of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in RG 287, Publications of the U.S. Government.
Records of the President's Commission on the Accident at Three Mile Island, in RG 220, Records of Temporary Committees, Commissions, and Boards.
Records of the Atomic Energy Commission, RG 326.
Records of the Energy Research and Development Administration, RG 430.
General Records of the Department of Energy, RG 434.

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 431.2 RECORDS OF THE OFFICE OF STATE PROGRAMS
1957-82


Textual Records: Case files, arranged by state, relating to the administration of the state's civilian nuclear power facilities in accordance with an agreement concluded between the state and either the NRC or its predecessor, the AEC ("State Agreement Files"), 1957-82. Copies of staff papers distributed to NRC members, containing discussions of legal and policy issues, 1981. Retained copies of internal memorandums concerning issues before the Congress of NRC interest, 1979-80.

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 431.3 RECORDS OF THE OFFICE OF THE REGIONAL ADMINISTRATOR, REGION II (ATLANTA, GA)
1974-82


Textual Records (in Atlanta): Press releases, 1974-82.

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 431.4 TEXTUAL RECORDS (GENERAL) 1954-84

Miscellaneous administrative and program records,1954-84. Office of Inspector General case files relating to allegations concerning the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant, 1979-84. Office of International Programs records, including records relating to international relations and failures at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant, 1979-81; country files relating to nuclear matters in the Philippine Islands, 1960-86;and representation fund budget records, 1976-84. Publications analyzing safety problems at nuclear power plants, 1963-82.

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 431.5 MOTION PICTURES (GENERAL) 1967

Film documenting the activities of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Sweden Toll Enrichment Signing Ceremony, produced by the Office of Public Affairs, 1967 (1 reel).

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 431.6 MACHINE-READABLE RECORDS (GENERAL)
1978-90
3 data sets


Radiation Exposure Information Reporting System (REIRS), 1978-90, with supporting documentation.

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Bibliographic note: Web version based on Guide to Federal Records in the National Archives of the United States. Compiled by Robert B. Matchette et al. Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1995.
3 volumes, 2428 pages.

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This Web version is updated from time to time to include records processed since 1995.


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