NRC Issues Final Rule to Replace Waste Confidence Decision, Ends Licensing Suspension

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) today issued a final rule on continued spent nuclear fuel storage and terminated a two-year suspension of final licensing actions for nuclear power plants and renewals.  The federal regulatory body’s new rule revises the Waste Confidence Decision—which the D.C. Circuit vacated in June 2012—and renames it the “Continued Storage of … Continue reading NRC Issues Final Rule to Replace Waste Confidence Decision, Ends Licensing Suspension