NRC Accepts First New Nuclear Reactor Application

Law360, New York (November 30, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Thursday accepted NRG Energy Inc.’s application to build and operate two new nuclear reactors in South Texas, marking the first time the NRC has accepted a new combined Construction and Operating License application for review.

NRG Energy Inc. made history in September when it submitted to the first full COL application for a new nuclear plant in almost 30 years. After two months of deliberation, the NRC has decided to accept NRG's application and has requested further information from the...
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