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NRC selects Dorman to head Operations staff

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has named a career employee to its highest staff position. Daniel H. Dorman was selected as the NRC’s next Executive...
Abandoned Bellefonte nuclear plant project

TVA withdraws construction permit for abandoned Bellefonte nuclear project after judge nixes sale to...

It only took about five decades to resolve, but the project to build the new Bellefonte nuclear power plant in northeast Alabama appears officially...

NRC grants operating license for spent nuclear fuel storage site in Texas

A private equity firm-backed venture has gained federal approval to build and operate a spent nuclear fuel storage facility in Texas. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission...

U.S. NRC staff gives environmental OK to proposed $2.3B spent fuel storage site in...

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff is recommending granting a proposed license for a planned spent nuclear fuel interim storage facility in west Texas. The...

Short of legislative lifeline, Exelon’s Dresden, Byron nuclear stations shutting down in fall

Exelon will shut down its Byron and Dresden nuclear power plants in Illinois within weeks. The utility filed its post-shutdown decommissioning plan with the U.S....
Sizewell B nuclear station

EDF Energy decommissioning 7 UK advanced gas-cooled reactors by 2030

French-based global power developer EDF Energy vowed to put all seven of its advanced gas-cooled reactor nuclear power stations in the United Kingdom into...

Technical risks lead EDF to suddenly defuel Dungeness B nuclear power station in UK

EDF has decided to move one of United Kingdom nuclear stations into the first phase of decommissioning immediately after discovering several risks to parts...

End of an Era: Entergy shuts down final nuclear reactor at Indian Point

Control room operators at Entergy Corp’s sole nuclear power plant in New York flipped the switch to cease operations on 60 years of carbon-free...

Just the Stats: Volume of U.S. spent nuclear totals 85K metric tons since 1968

U.S. Department of Energy data indicates that the spent nuclear fuel discharged and stored by the electric power industry totals close to 85,000 metric...

Ten years after: Japan seeks water release from Fukishima nuclear site

TOKYO (AP) – Japan on Tuesday asked the International Atomic Energy Agency for support carrying out the future release of massive amounts of treated...

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