• NRC Introduces Options for New Flexibility in Nuclear Facility Decommissioning
  • March 23, 2006 | Author: Elise N. Zoli
  • Law Firm: Goodwin Procter LLP - Boston Office
  • The nuclear-powered electric-generation sector operates within a unique regulatory structure for protecting human health and the environment. During construction and throughout operation, nuclear facilities must establish and maintain funds to meet the expected costs of shutting down and, to the extent necessary, cleaning up their properties following the cessation of licensed operations.