NRC member sees resumption of licensing decisions by August 2014

04/22/2013 | SNL Financial (free content)

Commissioner William Ostendorff of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said he is "very confident" the agency will resume licensing new and existing reactor projects by August 2014. An appeals court ruling associated with concerns about used nuclear fuel storage prompted the NRC to shelve such decisions last year. Ostendorff also said the agency expects to receive Generation mPower's license bid for a small reactor project in 2014.

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