In conjunction with a new report on licensing fee reform at the NRC, the Nuclear Innovation Alliance hosted an event to discuss its findings. The webinar was moderated by former NRC Commissioner Stephen Burns, Senior Fellow at Third Way. It featured panelists Alex Gilbert of the Nuclear Innovation Alliance, Caroline Cochran of Oklo, and Peter Hastings of Kairos Power. It provides an overview of the report and develops ideas for fee reform to promote advanced nuclear energy innovation. The report can be found here: Report

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