Nuclear and Mineral Resources

House OKs Nuclear Regulation Act

Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 
01/31/2019

MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives has approved on second reading House Bill 8733 or the Comprehensive Nuclear Regulation Act, which seeks to establish a comprehensive nuclear regulatory framework and create the Philippine Nuclear Regulatory Commission (PNRC).

Under HB 8733, the PNRC will be a single, independent nuclear regulatory body to focus on the control of peaceful uses and application of nuclear energy.

DOE wants expanded nuclear power body placed under Palace’s watch

Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 
01/25/2019

The Department of Energy (DOE) is pushing for the creation of an expanded inter-agency nuclear power development body that shall be headed by the Office of the President, especially on the sphere on regulation.

 

According to Energy Undersecretary Donato D. Marcos, that has been the main thrust of the propounded Nuclear Energy Program Implementing Organization (NEPIO) which shall be broadened in scope and to be reinforced by an Executive Order (EO) to be issued by Malacañang.

 

Nuclear energy issues need ventilation

Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 
12/19/2018

Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi on Monday announced the Nuclear Energy Program Implementing Organization (NEPIO) has ironed out several issues with the country’s vision of nuclear energy.

 

This was verified by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)-Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review (INIR) mission during the ceremonial turnover of review results on Monday at the Makati Shangri-La Hotel.

 

DoE Undersecretary and NEPIO head Donato Marcos, together with other NEPIO members, accepted the INIR findings.

 

Crafting a national nuclear program

Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 
01/10/2019

ON Christmas day, the Press and Public Affairs Bureau of the House of Representatives posted online a news release saying the House of Representatives, before its holiday break, has approved on second reading House Bill 8733, or the proposed “Comprehensive Nuclear Regulation Act,” which seeks to establish a comprehensive nuclear regulatory framework and create the Philippine Nuclear Regulatory Commission (PNRC).

 

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