Nuclear Regulatory Commission

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Nuclear Regulatory Commission

  1. 1. Expanding Participation in Regulatory Processes: Experience from Public Meetings <br />Sara K. (Sahm) Mroz<br />Office of Nuclear Security & Incident Response<br />January 11, 2010<br />emergencypreparedness.resource@nrc.gov<br />
  2. 2. NRC Mission<br />To regulate the nation&apos;s civilian use of byproduct, source, and special nuclear materials to ensure adequate protection of public health and safety, to promote the common defense and security, and to protect the environment. <br />
  3. 3. Challenge<br />Maximize involvement of diverse group of stakeholders in largest change to emergency preparedness regulations in 30 years<br />High visibility<br />High interest<br />High emotion<br />
  4. 4. Stakeholders<br />
  5. 5. Solution<br />Web conferencing using commercial off-the-shelf technology<br />Low cost<br />Public access<br />Ease of use<br />No need to travel<br />“Green”<br />
  6. 6. Positive Reviews<br /> “Technology is GREAT! … We could see and hear everything that was said and it was easy for us to participate. … I would recommend that all public meetings in the future be conducted in the same manner.”<br />– Carol O’Claire, Radiological Branch Chief, State of Ohio<br />
  7. 7. Lessons Learned<br />Security / Internal Issues<br />Public is willing to try new things!<br />(Credit for listening & being responsive)<br />Time investment large but worthwhile<br />Outreach, outreach, outreach!<br />

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