Tag Archives: regulatory

NRC to Issue First-Ever Combined Licenses for Construction and Operation of New Nuclear Reactors

On February 9, 2012, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) announced it concluded its mandatory hearing on Southern Nuclear Operating Company’s (SNC) application for two Combined Licenses (COL) at the Vogtle site in Georgia, and that in a 4-1 vote, the NRC found the staff’s review adequate to make the necessary regulatory safety and environmental findings, clearing the way for the NRC’s Office of New Reactors to issue the COLs.

Continue reading NRC to Issue First-Ever Combined Licenses for Construction and Operation of New Nuclear Reactors