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Administration, NRC, Nuclear Industry Look Ahead to Uncertain Territory

The Biden administration is fully behind development of new nuclear power technology. It is encouraging the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to look at “new approaches to regulation” as advanced…


NRC Dramatically Reconsiders SLR Approvals, Sets New Conditions for Nuclear Life Extensions

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission  (NRC) in a dramatic reversal on Feb. 24 threw out a key environmental review that staff applied to subsequent license renewal (SLR) approvals for units at…


Former Nuclear Leaders: Say 'No' to New Reactors
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The former heads of nuclear power regulation in the U.S., Germany, and France, along with the former secretary to the UK's government radiation protection committee, have issued a joint statement…


NRC Dismisses Application for Oklo Advanced Nuclear Reactor

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) said it has dismissed a license application for one of the first advanced nuclear reactor designs to be considered by the agency. The NRC…


Climate Ripe for Nuclear Advancements

Improvements in nuclear power technology are being driven by research into safer reactor designs and new fuel types, including smaller reactors that offer flexible siting options with modular construction. Nuclear…