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New Atlantis blogger Stephanie Cohen is a journalist who covers energy and environmental issues for a wide range of print and online publications. She can be reached at scohen@thenewatlantis.com.


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Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Tracking the Nuclear Renaissance 

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has received applications to build fifteen new reactors in eight states. Later this year, existing plants in seven other states plan to seek permits for a dozen more reactors. The first could be built and operating by 2016, according to an AP article.

Meanwhile, at a public meeting for NRC staff (June 19-20 at NRC headquarters in Rockville, Maryland), Energy Department officials are presenting a “walk-through” of the agency's license application for the proposed high-level nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. Details here.

posted by Stephanie Cohen | 10:23 am
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