Congress Urged To Direct EPA To Update High-Level Nuclear Waste Standard

November 10, 2023
As Congress weighs bipartisan legislation to support the nuclear power sector, a range of nuclear industry and other groups are urging lawmakers to direct EPA to update and harmonize its high-level nuclear waste disposal standard with international practices for commercial spent nuclear fuel (SNF) disposal. In a Nov. 2 letter , a number of groups, including the American Nuclear Society, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, ClearPath Action, United States Nuclear Industry Council, and others, call for lawmakers to adopt...

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