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Can We Make A Nuclear Reactor That Won’t Melt Down?

January 24, 2018

Via: Forbes

Yes we can. It’s called a small modular nuclear reactor (SMR) and NuScale Power is the company that will build the first one in America. Last year, they submitted to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission the first design certification application (DCA) for any SMR in the United States.

Just two months later, NRC accepted their design certification application. By accepting the DCA for review, the NRC staff confirmed that NuScale’s submission addresses all of NRC’s initial concerns and requirements.

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