2012 ~ The year that was in nuclear energy

Plus a few pointers to what’s in store for 2013 By Dan Yurman On a global scale the nuclear industry had its share of pluses and minuses in 2012. Japan’s Continue Reading →

Spent Fuel Pool at Oyster Creek

By Will Davis As the Eastern half of the United States falls under siege by Hurricane Sandy and combined weather fronts—which together are being termed “Frankenstorm”—the nuclear community is targeted by nuclear Continue Reading →

Update on Nuclear Waste Confidence Court Ruling

By Jim Hopf As I discussed in a June 20 ANS Nuclear Cafe post, a federal appeals court rejected the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s new nuclear Waste Confidence rule, and ordered Continue Reading →

NRC Public Meeting on San Onofre: October 9 via Webcast, Twitter

Note: The NRC public meeting on San Onofre steam generator issues has now adjourned. The webcast will soon be available in archived form at http://video.nrc.gov/. The twitter feed featuring participation Continue Reading →

Facts and fears at NRC public review in Vermont

By Howard Shaffer Vermont Yankee’s annual NRC performance review for the previous calendar year was held May 23, in Brattleboro Union High School, within 10 miles of the plant. In Continue Reading →