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nuclear licensing


Bipartisan Nuclear Modernization Bill Clears Congress

A bipartisan bill to modernize regulation of the nation’s nuclear power fleet passed in the U.S. Senate on Dec. 20 and the House on Dec. 21 without much opposition. It…


Nuclear Relicensing: The Best of Times, the Worst of Times

The U.S. nuclear industry is going in two different directions: Some plants are shutting down with years left on their operating licenses, while others contemplate the implications of 80-year lifetimes.…


American Physical Society Pushes for Reactor Licensing Beyond 60 Years

Allowing nuclear generators to operate some of the existing 100 U.S. nuclear reactors longer than their 60-year licensed limit could help offset a potentially massive power supply gap that could…