ATOMIC ENERGY: Charter for Industry

The first set of ground rules for a civilian atomic industry were laid down last week by the Atomic Energy Commission. To get a license for 40 years or less to build and operate an atomic plant, a private company must be experienced, safeguard the public from the dangers of fissionable material and agree to release the Government from liability for any and all damage resulting from the private licensee's use or possession of nuclear materials. There will be no charge for the license and atomic plants producing electricity will come under the same regulatory agencies...

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