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Honeywell restarting uranium hexafluoride conversion plant in 2023

The Associated Press The industrial conglomerate Honeywell on Tuesday announced plans to reopen its uranium conversion facility in southern Illinois. The multinational company headquartered in Charlotte,...

Hanson appointed to chair NRC

A former Senate and U.S. Department of Energy aide on nuclear issues is the new chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. President Biden appointed Christopher...

Entergy, Holtec seek accelerated license transfer for closing, decommissioning Palisades nuclear plant

Entergy Corp. wants to transfer its federal license for a Michigan nuclear power plant quickly after its shutdown and defueling within two years. Affiliates of...

NRC approves Three Mile Island Unit 2 license transfer to radioactive waste disposal company

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has approved transfer of the license for Three Mile Island Unit 2 to complete decommissioning of the infamous, damaged...

RWE gas-fired plant to supply German nuclear decommissioning project

Energy transmission system operator Amprion has selected RWE Generation for the construction of a 300MW gas-fired power plant in the municipality of Biblis, in...

Nuclear fuel canisters all stored at decommissioned San Onofre nuclear station in California

A key late stage in the life of the retired San Onofre nuclear plant was completed this weekend, although the next move is uncertain. Crews...

U.K. nuclear entity hires Jacobs to research radioactivity in graphite cores

Dallas-based energy engineering firm Jacobs will lead a study of radioactive impacts in graphite reactor cores at nuclear power stations in the United Kingdom. Radioactive Waste Management...

Indian Point 1-GW nuclear unit 2 closing permanently this week

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — With the push of a red button, one of the two operating nuclear reactors at the Indian Point Energy Center...

DOE extends Jacobs-led project on clearing former nuclear fuel reprocessing plant in NY

Energy infrastructure engineering firm Jacobs has gained a 39-month extension on its contract to deactivate and demolish buildings at a decommissioned nuclear fuel reprocessing...

Ansaldo Nuclear develops robot for complex nuclear waste removal

After two years of design and manufacture, Ansaldo Nuclear has provided a bespoke robot to recover 2000 drums of radioactive waste from hard-to-access storage locations at...

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