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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 »

Senators: NRC files too many RAIs during reactor-license applicant reviews

U.S. Sens. Jim Inhofe (R-OK), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) and John Barrasso (R-WY) recently wrote a letter to Government Accountability Office (GAO) Comptroller General Gene Dodaro, asking him to investigate the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s (NRC) use of requests for additional information (RAIs) when reviewing reactor-license applications, a practice that the senators allege the agency might be employing too often. Read More »