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License Renewals Could Modernize U.S. Nuclear; Supply Base Will Need to Keep Pace
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Nuclear power plants approaching license expiration are faced with three options: obtain initial license renewal to continue operations (nine U.S. units have not yet received an extension of their initial…


NRC Accepts Crucial Advanced Nuclear Applications from Centrus, Oklo

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on June 23 accepted for formal review Centrus Energy Corp.’s application to produce high-assay low-enriched uranium (HALEU) at its Piketon, Ohio, facility. The move marks a…


Trump Expands Regulatory Rollback, Including for Power, Amid Economic Fallout
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President Trump in a new executive order (EO) has directed federal agencies to rescind, modify, waive, or provide exemptions from regulatory requirements that may inhibit economic recovery.  The Executive Order…


Nuclear Reactor with 3D-Printed Core Slated for Operation in 2023
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A first-of-its-kind nuclear reactor that will use a 3D-printed core, advanced materials, and integrated sensors and controls is on track for completion by 2023. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, work is…


Industry Seeks Clarity on White House Nuclear Strategy

Propelled in part by the White House Nuclear Fuel Working Group’s (NFWG’s) recent roadmap to strengthen the U.S. nuclear fuel cycle, the nation's nuclear industry this week blazed ahead on…