TITLE

FEDERAL REGULATION OF DECOMMISSIONING ECONOMICS

AUTHOR(S)
Wood, Robert
PUB. DATE
January 1991
SOURCE
Energy Journal;1991 Special Issue, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at the regulations and authority of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) over nuclear power plant decommissioning financing. Factors considered by NRC in evaluating decommissioning funding include degree of assurance, equity, adaptability and cost to the licensee, the NRC and other parties. Some of the financial assurance requirements impose by NRC to power reactor licensees are certification of available funds and site-specific study. It adds that the authority of NRC also extend to protecting the public health and safety.
ACCESSION #
45444239

 

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