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  • News & Media Letter of Support for the Low Dose Radiation Research Act of 2019

    CATF, the American Nuclear Society, and the Oak Ridge Affiliated Universities, submitted a letter supporting the inclusion of the Low Dose Radiation Research Act of 2019, the Lipinski amendment, as part of the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act, H.R. 4447. Read the Letter of Support for the Lipinski Amendment

    September 21, 2020
  • Advanced Nuclear Energy Modernizing US Licensing for Advanced Nuclear Energy: The NRC Takes an Important Step Forward

    Numerous analyses from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change to the International Energy Agency to the Obama Administration’s mid-century climate report have suggested that expanding our low carbon options to include nuclear energy (today, the world’s second-largest source of zero-carbon electricity after large dams) could make a significant difference in addressing climate change.  Yet significant […]

    July 13, 2020
  • Advanced Nuclear Energy The Rise of Commercial Fusion Startups: A Brief History of Fusion

    Nuclear fusion is what powers the stars and creates many of the elements that make up our universe.  A fusion reaction occurs when two elements overcome fundamental forces of nature to join together under high temperatures and pressures.  In the process, energy is released, which can be calculated through Einstein’s famous equation E=mc2.  Fusion energy […]

    June 8, 2020 , ,
  • Advanced Nuclear Energy CATF Welcomes the First Non-Light Water Reactor License Application to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission

    Clean Air Task Force (CATF) welcomes the submission by Oklo of the first ever non-light water reactor combined operating license application (COLA) to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).  This important milestone paves the way for future deployment, additional applications, and allows for years of preparatory work by the NRC to be put into practice.   Oklo’s application […]

    March 17, 2020
  • Advanced Nuclear Energy Clean Air Task Force Welcomes Introduction of the Nuclear Energy Research and Development Act

    Earlier this month, Representatives Conor Lamb (PA-17) and Dan Newhouse (WA-4) introduced H.R. 6097, the Nuclear Energy Research and Development Act (NERDA).  This bipartisan bill supports the role of existing and future nuclear technology to achieve national and international decarbonization goals and CATF welcomes its introduction.  CATF considers nuclear energy to be potentially an important […]

    March 16, 2020
  • Advanced Nuclear Energy CATF Welcomes Introduction of Nuclear Energy Leadership Act

    The Clean Air Task Force applauds the introduction of the bi-partisan Nuclear Energy Leadership Act (NELA).

    March 27, 2019
  • News & Media Advanced Nuclear Advocates Applaud Senate NELA Intro

    A coalition of nine advanced nuclear advocates today applauded introduction of the bipartisan Nuclear Energy Leadership Act as an important step in creating a comprehensive blueprint for bolstering the next-generation of the nation’s largest source of reliable and carbon-free power. Led by Senate Energy and Natural Resources Chairman Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Sen. Cory Booker […]

    March 27, 2019 ,
  • News & Media Passage of the Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act

    WASHINGTON – Clean Air Task Force welcomes the passage into law of the Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act (NEIMA). To fully decarbonize the global economy, it is essential that we will need to preserve both existing nuclear plants and build advanced nuclear reactors. NEIMA’s objectives support both of these. The legislation was co-sponsored by […]

    December 23, 2018