We set up fake companies in 3 states to test licensing of radioactive materials, which the Nuclear Regulatory Commission oversees. The result? 2 states flagged the fake business but, in 1 state, we were able to get a license and secure commitments to buy a dangerous quantity of radioactive materials.
Listen to David Trimble, a director in our Natural Resources and Environment team, discuss his team’s work examining the licensing of radioactive material:
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