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Japan’s Tepco needs safety review from foreign nuclear operators – adviser via Reuters

(Reuters) – Tokyo Electric Power Co should convene a panel of nuclear power plant operators from outside Japan to review its safety standards even if it obtains clearance by regulators to restart the world’s largest nuclear plant, an adviser to … Continue reading

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Vogtle Cost Dispute Escalates to Lawsuit via Nuclear street

Southern Co. disclosed Friday that a dispute surrounding licensing delays and design changes to new reactors at Plant Vogtle has moved from mediation to a U.S. District Court. Westinghouse and a Shaw Group subsidiary claim that the reactors’ owners should … Continue reading

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New Toshiba reactor model gets U.S. nod via The Japan Times Online

NRC’s approval paves way for building first nuke plants in 30 years Bloomberg, AP WASHINGTON — The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has approved Toshiba Corp.’s AP1000 reactor design, paving the way for the first new reactor construction license to be … Continue reading

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Watchdog says Ga. nuclear plant faces delays via Canadian Business

ATLANTA (AP) — The Southern Co. continues to face “significant challenges” building the country’s first brand-new nuclear plant on time and without exceeding its share of the roughly $6 billion budget, a state watchdog said in a report released Monday. … Continue reading

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