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Lightbridge to support Vietnam regulator

Regulation and Safety

14 August 2014

Lightbridge-VARANS Aug 2014 - 48Lightbridge Corp has become the first US company to work with the Vietnam Agency for Radiation and Nuclear Safety following their signing of a memorandum of understanding to develop the administrative, legal and regulatory infrastructure required to support Vietnam’s nuclear power program.

PSEG plans site for new reactor

New Nuclear

08 August 2014

Salem and Hope Creek 48Public Service Enterprise Group is in the process of negotiating a land swap with the US Army Corp of Engineers to acquire land adjacent to its existing Salem and Hope Creek nuclear power plants along the Delaware River.

Converdyn down but not out in barter battle

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

31 July 2014

UPDATED Converdyn says it will press on with a legal challenge against the Department of Energy after a federal judge this week denied a temporary injunction to stop the department's uranium barter program. Converdyn is the USA's sole uranium conversion company.

SCE&G forced to revise Summer schedule

New Nuclear

13 August 2014

South Carolina Electric & Gas hopes to reach agreement by the end of this year on a revised schedule and cost estimate for a project to build two AP1000 units at its Summer nuclear power plant in Fairfield County, South Carolina.

US environmental protection rules are adequate

Regulation and Safety

06 August 2014

The US Environmental Protection Agency's 1977 radiation protection standards for nuclear power operations adequately protect public health and do not need to be updated, the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) has said.

US nuclear firms urge Ex-Im Bank renewal

Nuclear Policies

30 July 2014

US nuclear power companies argue they will lose business to rivals from other countries, including Russia and China, if Congress decides against reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank.