U.S. Approves First Small Modular Nuclear Reactor, Beginning New Era for Atomic Energy

Nuclear energy is back. Well, it never really went away, but a new wave of small reactors is on the horizon, and the design that drives them was recently approved by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. It’s just the seventh reactor design approved for use in the U.S. and what makes it different is its size. Get the full story linked below from Vice.

Why does it matter in Minot? Clean, safe nuclear energy will be a fierce competitor for North Dakota’s coal and oil, especially in a future where the cost of carbon emissions is going to go up.

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Matthew Gault, Vice


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