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2012-06-12 23:02:43

Award recognizes her courageous leadership and dedication. LaGrange Park, IL (PRWEB) June 12, 2012 American Nuclear Society (ANS) President Eric Loewen today announced that Ms. Kristine Svinicki of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission will receive a 2012 ANS Presidential Citation. Commissioner Svinicki will receive her award during the ANS President´s Special Session at the ANS Annual Conference: “Nuclear Science and Technology: Managing the Global Impact of Economic and...

2012-02-28 16:00:00

Certrec Offers NRC Docket File Retrieval of All Regulatory Correspondence and Documentation for Nuclear Licensees Ft. Worth, TX (PRWEB) February 28, 2012 Certrec, a leading provider of regulatory licensing and compliance solutions, is pleased to announce that it has the capability to retrieve docketed correspondence for NRC licensees through its acquisition of a collection of microfiche containing millions of pages of Nuclear Regulatory Commission docket files. The microfiche contains the...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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