"House Panel Questions Nuclear Regulatory and Energy Chiefs"

The House Energy and Commerce committee [took] testimony on Wednesday from two witnesses who are suddenly much more prominent because of events in Japan: Steven Chu, the secretary of energy, the chief administration official addressing the crisis involving the Japanese reactors, and Gregory B. Jaczko, the chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, which has sent personnel to Japan and is charged with preventing accidents here in the United States."

Matthew L. Wald reports for the New York Times' Green blog March 16, 2011.

Source: NY Times, 03/17/2011