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The United States and Israel outline strategic alliance in science and emerging technology

Following President Biden’s visit to Israel, the United States and Israel announced a new strategic technology alliance in pandemic preparedness, including disease surveillance, early ...


Summary of the nuclear-related provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

On July 27, 2022, Senator Majority Leader Schumer (D-NY) and Senator Manchin (D-WV) reached an agreement to provide $369 billion for climate and energy projects in the proposed Inflation...


United States and Canada request consultations under the USMCA over Mexico's energy policies favoring CFE and PEMEX

On 20 and 21 July 2022, the United States[1] and Canada[2] requested consultations with Mexico under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) regarding various energy measures ...


NRC approved a new approach that allows siting advanced reactors near dense populations

In an action that distinguishes the unique traits of advanced reactors from large, light water reactors, on July 13, 2022, the NRC Commission approved in SRM-SECY-20-0045 a new approach for ...


The new Italian Insolvency Code: a predicted revolution

The most innovative features of the new Insolvency Code include, among others: (i) the introduction of safeguard obligations aimed at detecting corporate distress and promoting the adoption ...


Government plans to address South Africa's crippling energy crisis

Last night the President of South Africa, Mr. Cyril Ramaphosa, announced a host of measures to address South Africa’s ongoing energy crisis.Over the last three weeks, this crisis...


Summary of West Virginia v. EPA and its potential impact on NRC and other federal agencies

In a recent decision that could have wide-ranging implications, the U.S. Supreme Court in West Virginia v. Environmental Protection Agency found that the Environmental Protection Agency...


Offshore Wind in Germany: new auction designs confirmed

30 GW by 2030, 40 GW by 2035 and 70 GW by 2045. These are newly defined capacity goals for offshore wind in Germany. The German parliament has recently adopted long-awaited regulatory...


IEA Report highlights nuclear as critical to a clean and secure energy transition

The world is increasingly recognizing that nuclear power can play a critical role in combatting climate change, while also providing critical energy security.

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