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NRC Commission and staff take several actions impacting environmental reviews during licensing

First, the Commission voted to not conduct a formal rulemaking on the NRC’s current environmental review process under 10 CFR Part 51. Separately, the staff proposed alternative...

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NRC staff concludes review of Environmental Justice policy, makes recommendations to the Commission

On April 12, 2022, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (“NRC”) staff completed its systematic assessment of how the NRC approaches environmental justice in its programs,...

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Bipartisan legislation to restore the U.S. as nuclear energy leader and partner

On April 7, 2022, Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and Jim Risch (R-ID), Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, ...

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Bipartisan legislation to restore the U.S. as nuclear energy leader and partner

On April 7, 2022, Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and Jim Risch (R-ID), Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, ...

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U.S. announces record Strategic Petroleum Reserve release; energy-related Russia sanctions updates

On March 31, to address rising energy prices in the U.S. and globally, the Biden administration announced a record release from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, of roughly one million...

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White House summit on developing fusion energy, with Amy Roma as key regulatory panelist

Energy experts and leaders gathered at the White House on March 17, 2022 for a summit on the commercialization of clean fusion energy. The summit, titled “Developing a Bold...

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New Nuclear

New NuclearLegal and Policy Advancements for Advanced Reactors

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New measures from the US, UK, and EU aim to significantly reduce reliance on Russian energy supplies

On March 8, 2022, the United States, United Kingdom, and European Union announced measures intended to eliminate or reduce their reliance on Russian energy imports. Until now, these...

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Summary of new energy-related Russian sanctions and measures
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We continue to monitor energy-related sanctions associated with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, but this is a dynamic situation that is continuously changing. This update is current as...

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