$5 Million Included in Appropriations to Help Cover Advanced Nuclear Reactor Licensing Fees
WASHINGTON D.C. (January 25, 2023) Advanced nuclear reactor companies are achieving rapid progress and are quickly moving towards the deployment of first-of-a-kind (FOAK) reactors. These novel technologies are poised to help combat climate change and meet energy security needs but will need to first be licensed by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). The NRC is the independent federal agency that licenses and permits the construction and operation of nuclear reactors in the United States. For several years, there have been bi-partisan efforts in Congress to modernize the NRC’s operations to reduce barriers to advanced nuclear energy deployment.
Article Published in POWER Magazine featuring NIA Project Manager Patrick White
WASHINGTON D.C. (December 1, 2022) This article was published on December 1st on POWER Magazine. To read this article, click here: Exploring Innovative Solutions for Nuclear Waste. The first two paragraphs of the article can be seen below.
Exploring Innovative Solutions for Nuclear Waste
Global Climate Change Mitigation and the Critical Role of Nuclear Energy: Assessing the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, AR6-WG3 Report
WASHINGTON D.C. (April 15, 2022) - In its most recent Climate Change Mitigation Report, AR6-WG3, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) presented strategies to limit global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels. In its assessment, the IPCC concluded that the world is on track for a nearly 3°C warming by 2100, and that countries must take immediate action to address climate change.
NIA Executive Director Judi Greenwald recognized by Arnold Ventures
WASHINGTON D.C. (March 11, 2022) NIA Executive Director Judi Greenwald is being recognized by Arnold Ventures as one of the "women who are making history today by working to impact policy change in various areas where Arnold Ventures works" as part of Women's History Month. See here, "Women Making History - Judi Greenwald", where Judi talks about who she is, what she's currently working on and what inspires her. Congratulations to Judi!