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USA explores waste options alongside Yucca

Waste and Recycling

25 March 2015

A new Department of Energy initiative on radioactive waste disposal could "finally bring some progress the nation's long-neglected nuclear waste management policy," said Marv Fertel, the head of US trade body the Nuclear Energy Institute.

US policymakers starting to address market issues, says NEI

Nuclear Policies

13 February 2015

There has been a "significant evolution in thinking in a relatively short period of time" among US federal regulators, state officials and regional transmission organizations to address the market issues negatively impacting nuclear power plants in the USA, Marvin Fertel, CEO of the Nuclear Energy Institute said yesterday.

Horizon clears justification hurdle

New Nuclear

28 January 2015

The regulatory justification process for Horizon Nuclear Power's choice of the Hitachi-GE's ABWR for build at Wylfa Newydd is now complete, after approval by both Houses of Parliament.

Organizations team up on UK nuclear skills

New Nuclear

19 February 2015

ECITB-NI Feb 2015 48A memorandum of understanding to collaborate in the development of a skilled workforce for the UK's nuclear power industry has been signed between the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board and the Nuclear Institute.

Roadmap to nuclear future

Nuclear Policies

29 January 2015

Nuclear power is one of the most important technologies that can help the world to limit global warming to 2ºC, said OECD agencies in a Technology Roadmap for nuclear that spells out some steps to ensure this happens.

European utilities defend use of boric acid

Regulation and Safety

09 December 2014

The association of European electricity generators, Eurelectric, has expressed its concern that the use of boric acid - used across the whole nuclear fuel cycle - could be restricted under proposals from the European Chemical Agency.