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Inventory of the California Energy Commission Records
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Background
With the development of nuclear power in the late 1950's, California was faced with a new problem, the regulation of a new source of electrical power. The solution to the problem arrived in 1963 with the formation of the Committee on Nuclear Power Policy. This committee was formed when Hugo Fisher, the administrator of the Resources Agency, an agency formed in 1961 when Governor Pat Brown dissolved the Natural Resources Department (see STATS. 1961, ch. 2037, p. 4247), decided the Resource Agency could not regulate nuclear energy without a joint effort between departments.
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