ANS on the Nuclear Energy Leadership Act
Recently, Senators Murkowski (R-AK) and Booker (D-NJ) introduced S.3422, the Nuclear Energy Leadership Act (NELA). The bill is a package of measures designed to re-establish global nuclear leadership, including advanced nuclear research & development goals, funding for a versatile fast-neutron source, and the re-authorization of the Integrated University Program.
ANS President John Kelly said, "ANS applauds Senator Murkowski and Senator Booker on their introduction of the Nuclear Energy Leadership Act. NELA is an important step forward in supporting development of the U.S. advanced reactor technology portfolio and the nuclear engineering workforce. The Society is pleased to support this legislation as advanced reactors play a crucial role in the long-term production of clean, reliable energy.”
Read more about S. 3422, the Nuclear Energy Leadership Act.