U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY: U.S. EPA and DOT Propose Fuel Economy Standards for MY 2021-2026 Vehicles

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released a notice of proposed rulemaking, the Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Rule for Model Years 2021-2026 Passenger Cars and Light Trucks (SAFE Vehicles Rule), to correct the national automobile fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions standards to give the American people greater access to safer, more affordable vehicles that are cleaner for the environment. Read More »

U.S. NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION: NRC Announces Hearing Opportunity on Holtec Application For Proposed New Mexico Spent Fuel Storage Facility

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has announced an opportunity for the public to request an adjudicatory hearing on Holtec International’s application for a license to construct and operate a consolidated interim storage facility for commercial spent nuclear fuel in Lea County, N.M. Read More »

U.S ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY(EPA): EPA Signs MOU with New Mexico to Explore Wastewater Reuse Options in Oil and Natural Gas Industry

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the State of New Mexico to clarify the existing regulatory and permitting frameworks related to the way wastewater from oil and natural gas extraction activities can be re-used, recycled, and renewed for other purposes. Read More »

ENERGY FUELS RESOURCES CORP: Ur-Energy and Energy Fuels Announce U.S. Department of Commerce Has Initiated Investigation into Effects of Uranium Imports 
on U.S. National Security

Energy Fuels Inc. (NYSE American: UUUU; TSX: EFR) (“Energy Fuels”) and Ur-Energy Inc. (NYSE American: URG; TSX: URE) (“Ur-Energy”) are pleased to announce that on July 18, 2018, the U.S. Department of Commerce (“DOC”) initiated an investigation into the effects of uranium imports on U.S. national security. Read More »

NUCLEAR ENERGY INSTITUTE: Nuclear Bills Critical to Industry Reform and Success Pass Out of Energy Committee

Earlier today the House Energy and Commerce Committee successfully reported out the Nuclear Utilization of Keynote Energy (NUKE) Act (HR 1320), introduced by Reps. Kinzinger (R-Ill.) and Doyle (D-Pa.), and the Advanced Nuclear Fuel Availability Act (HR 6140), introduced by Reps. Flores (R-Texas) and McNerney (D-Calif.) by unanimous consent. Read More »