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Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 Boosts Nuclear Power with Tax Credits and Funding

USA - August 16 2022 The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 reflects a significant step toward meeting the United States’ greenhouse gas emission reduction targets from the…

Scott D. Clausen, Paul A. Gordon, Ryan K. Lighty, M. Jared Sanders

NRC Altering Population Siting Guidance for Advanced Reactors

USA - July 25 2022 In a 2-1 vote, NRC Commissioners have approved a new approach for evaluating where reactors can be sited in the United States, opening the door to…

Jane Accomando, Alex S. Polonsky

NRC Issues Self-Assessment of the Reactor Oversight Process

USA - April 29 2022 The NRC staff recently provided the Commission with their annual Reactor Oversight Process (ROP) Self-Assessment for Calendar Year 2021…

Scott D. Clausen, Lewis M. Csedrik, Grant W. Eskelsen, Timothy P. Matthews

From Prescriptive to Performance-Based: New NRC Rules on Emergency Preparedness

USA - January 24 2022 The NRC is taking an important step toward an inclusive licensing regime for a new generation of reactors. On January 3, the NRC staff submitted for…

Jane Accomando, Ryan K. Lighty