This new publication follows NIA’s December 2021 report wherein NIA explored how the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) (and industry) can make advanced reactor licensing both more effective and more efficient while ensuring safety. In this new report, NIA provides recommendations on how the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS), an independent advisory committee to the NRC, can be more effective and efficient in reviewing nuclear energy technologies. To read the recommendation only, please follow the link here.
NIA Executive Summary on improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS). To read the full report, please follow the link here.
This NIA brief, written by NIA project manager Patrick White, discusses the current state of U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission's 10 CFR Part 53 rulemaking process and how to create a path forward.
See NIA Comments on the Notice of Intent to Conduct Scoping Process and Prepare Environmental Impact Statement for the TRISO-X Fuel Fabrication Facility. Submitted 2/14/2023. See regulation.gov for additional details.
Listen to the testimony given by NIA Analyst Victor Ibarra, Jr. in the Colorado Senate Transportation & Energy Committee on 2/14/2023.