Kundankulam nuclear project jammed in new controversies
March 1, 2012, 7:00AMANS Nuclear Cafe
February 6, 2012, 7:00AMANS Nuclear Cafe
Soon after declaring that it would end the Yucca Mountain repository project, the Obama administration created the Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future to reevaluate the nation's nuclear waste program and policies. The commission was asked to recommend improvements to the waste program and the Nuclear Waste Policy Act (NWPA), and to make general recommendations on the path forward. The commission was specifically instructed to not address the Yucca Mountain project, or any specific project or site. The commission's final report was released this month.
January 26, 2012, 7:00AMANS Nuclear Cafe
The utility is assessing options to use it
January 20, 2012, 2:07PMANS Nuclear Cafe
Federal District Court rules against efforts by the State of Vermont to assert regulatory authority over radiological safety issues
December 9, 2011, 5:58PMANS Nuclear Cafe
Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Gregory Jaczko has voted in favor of the final certification rule for Westinghouse Electric Company's AP1000 pressurized water reactor design. His vote, dated December 6, was posted in the ADAMS document system on the NRC Web site, at 9:49 a.m. Eastern Standard Time on December 9; it can be downloaded from ADAMS with the accession number ML113430027.