Ameren's license-renewal bid for the Callaway nuclear plant in Missouri isn't necessarily dependent on post-Fukushima Daiichi safety rules, said Scott Bond, the company's manager for nuclear development. His remarks came in response to an environmental group's request to conduct additional studies on the relicensing effort. "NRC has looked at the issues with Fukushima and not seen any immediate threat to the U.S. public," Bond said.

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