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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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GE stands by troubled reactors (Well, not literally)

AFP reported today that General Electric is still convinced that its Mark 1 boiling water reactors are safe, events of the last ten days notwithstanding: General Electric defended its 40 year old Mark 1 reactors at the center of Japan’s … Continue reading

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