United States Atomic Energy Commission


United States Atomic Energy Commission
United States Atomic Energy Commission
— AEC —
Emblem der United States Atomic Energy Commission
Staatliche Ebene Bund
Aufsichtsbehörde(n) Energieministerium der Vereinigten Staaten (United States Department of Energy)
Gründung 1. August 1946
Behördenleitung zuletzt Dixy Lee Ray
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Die Atomic Energy Commission (Abkürzung AEC) wurde 1946 gegründet und war bis 1974 Ansprechpartner für die Forschung und Entwicklung der Nutzbarmachung atomarer Energie (hauptsächlich in Bezug auf Kernwaffen). In Friedenszeiten ist sie eher als Kontroll- und Regulierungsbehörde zu verstehen. Ihre Aufgaben wurden ab 1977 auf das Energieministerium der Vereinigten Staaten übertragen.

Vorsitzender

Amtszeit Name Präsident zu dieser Zeit
1946-1950 David E. Lilienthal Harry S. Truman
1950-1953 Gordon Dean Harry S. Truman
1953-1958 Lewis Strauss Dwight D. Eisenhower
1958-1960 John A. McCone Dwight D. Eisenhower
1961-1971 Glenn T. Seaborg John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon
1971-1973 James R. Schlesinger Richard Nixon
1973-1974 Dixy Lee Ray Richard Nixon

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