NRC Chairman Sees Mixed Industry Views On Advanced Reactor Rules

June 7, 2021
The chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) says industry groups have differing views on upcoming licensing rules for advanced reactors seen as crucial to meeting the Biden administration’s climate goals, while stating the requirements will be “inclusive” of all parties’ interests including those of environmentalists. “I've seen it, too, where we'll get opposite views that are 180 degrees apart from each other. And that is not coming from, say, the industry and a public interest group, sometimes that's within...

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