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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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