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NRC to make decision on new reactor design on Nov. 1

Reuters just reported: U.S. nuclear regulators said on Wednesday they would announce on Nov. 1 their decision whetherto approve a new version of the Advanced Boiling Water Reactor design proposed by the South Texas nuclear power project. Once the Nuclear … Continue reading

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Hitachi settles suit over ABWR design defects

Proponents of advanced boiling water reactors (ABWRs) are quick to point to the operational record of the world’s existing nuclear reactors in Japan. South Texas Nuclear Project has ordered two ABWRs from Toshiba as part of the plant’s planned expansion. … Continue reading

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North Anna partner drops out of expansion

The Free Lance-Star (VA)┬áreported today: Though Dominion power says its plans won’t change, one of its partners says it won’t participate in the development or ownership of a third nuclear reactor at North Anna Power Station. “While we consider nuclear … Continue reading

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Japanese ABWR project delayed again

World Nuclear News reported today that there will be another delay in initial start-up for the Shimane Unit 3 reactor in Japan. Shimane 3 is an advanced boiling water reactor (ABWR), similar to the units proposed for the South Texas … Continue reading

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