United States Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
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December 3, 2014

NRC’s Implementation of the Fukushima Near Term Task Force Recommendations

and Other Actions to Maintain and Enhance Nuclear Safety Washington, D.C.
California Senate Select Committee on Urban Landfills
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Dan Hirsch Testifies before the Committee regarding radiation waste in landfills March 7, 2003, Ronald Reagan Building, Los Angeles, CA

Subcommittee on the Committee on Government Operations United States House of Representatives
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Ocean Dumping of Radioactive Waste off the Pacific Coast Hearing Dan Hirsch, Testimony October 7, 1980, Washington, D.C., Please note: the quality of this document is at times poor.

Subcommittee on General Oversight and Investigation United States House of Representatives
Threat of Sabotage and Terrorism to Commercial Nuclear Powerplants

Dan Hirsch, Testimony
U.S. Senate Environment Committee About “Nuclear Amnesia”

NRC’s Dirty Little Secret
For a quarter of a century, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) kept its dirty little secret: Despite the fact that a successful attack on a U.S. nuclear plant could cause thousands of illnesses and deaths in the surrounding area, and despite the clear increase in terrorist threats over that same period, the commission continued to require the country’s nuclear power plant operators to maintain only a minimal security capability.