Tag Archives: High-assay low-enriched uranium (HALEU)

Nuclear empire building: New bill would fund dangerous nuclear extravaganza via Beyond Nuclear International

By Linda Pentz Gunter […] Manchin and Republican co-sponsor, Senator James Risch of Idaho, describe their aspirational Act as “a bill to facilitate the development of a whole-of-government strategy for nuclear cooperation and nuclear exports.” It is, in effect, a … Continue reading

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U.S. nuclear regulator approves fuel for next-generation reactors via Reuters

WASHINGTON, June 14 (Reuters) – The U.S. nuclear power regulator has approved production of uranium fuel that is far more enriched than fuel for conventional nuclear power plants, the company aiming to make the material said on Monday. The fuel … Continue reading

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White House executive order promotes development of space and defense nuclear power systems via SPACENEWS

WASHINGTON — Less than a month after issuing a policy directive on space nuclear power, the White House released an executive order Jan. 12 seeking to promote the development of small nuclear reactors for space and defense applications. The executive … Continue reading

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Recycled Nuclear Waste Will Power a New Reactor via Wired

Last week, the Department of Energy gave a commercial company the green light to test fuel made from spent uranium. Idaho National Laboratory sprawls across nearly 900 square miles in the southeastern corner of its namesake state. Home to America’s … Continue reading

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