Thursday, December 22, 2011

N.R.C. Clears Way for Nuclear Plant Construction

 Matthew Wald
The commission took the unusual step of waiving the usual 30-day waiting period to approve the reactor design, the Westinghouse AP1000, so its decision will be effective in about a week. That moves the utilities closer to the point where they can start ouring concrete for safety-related parts of the plant.

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