Nuclear Energy


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  • More Federal Loan Guarantees Given for Vogtle Expansion

    U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry was on hand for the announcement of the closing of approximately $1.67 billion in additional Department of Energy loan guarantees for the Vogtle 3 and 4 units, which Georgia Power has predicted will cost about $25 billion to complete, or nearly twice their original estimated cost.

  • Resident Inspectors Chosen for New Vogtle Units

    Nuclear Regulatory Commission officials in Atlanta recently announced the selection of Kenya Carrington and Patrick Heher as resident inspectors for the construction of Vogtle Units 3 and 4, new units being built near Waynesboro, Ga.

  • NRC Raising Some Fees This Year

    Proposed annual fees for FY2019 have increased for operating reactors, some materials users, and Department of Energy transportation activities.

  • NRC Sets Hearing in Albuquerque on Holtec Fuel Storage Application

    The oral arguments on Jan. 23 and, if necessary, Jan. 24, will be open to the public. Signs, banners, posters, demonstrations, and displays will not be permitted by NRC policy, according to the agency.

  • NRC Sets Hearing, Webinar on Pilgrim Nuclear Plant Decommissioning

    The Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. Post-Shutdown Decommissioning Activities Report includes a table showing that the entire period from shutdown of the plant to license termination will last 60 years.

  • Wyoming Becomes 38th NRC Agreement State

    The agreement signed Sept. 25 transfers regulatory authority over certain radioactive materials to the state. NRC transferred responsibility for licensing, rulemaking, inspection, and enforcement activities needed to regulate source material involved in uranium or thorium milling and the management and disposal of milling waste.