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  • 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
  • Advanced Nuclear Energy CATF Goes to Wilmington

    CATF recently paid a visit to the GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) Headquarters in Wilmington, NC, after General Electric Hitachi was awarded a Versatile Test Reactor Subcontract

    December 7, 2018
  • Advanced Nuclear Energy New Report: Nuclear Export Control Reforms will Enhance Availability of Nuclear Energy for Climate Pollution Emission Reduction

    U.S. innovators have developed and continue to pursue key technologies that could increase the flexibility of nuclear power while lowering its cost and environmental impacts. 

    December 4, 2017
  • Advanced Nuclear Energy Updating the Licensing Pathway to Enable Nuclear Innovation

    Recent headlines have brought the issue of global warming back into sharp focus. Scientists are predicting that melting ice sheets in Antarctica and elsewhere could raise sea levels by as much as six feet by the end of this century. That’s enough to threaten coastal cities around the world. The one bright spot? Researchers say […]

    June 6, 2017
  • Climate Climate Change and Energy: We Need a Big Boat

    You may remember a scene in the movie Jaws where the local police chief, having glimpsed the gigantic shark up close from back of the deck, reels back into the cockpit to observe: “You’re going to need a bigger boat.” Wringing all the carbon out of the system would be hard enough if world energy […]

    January 20, 2017
  • Climate Climate Change Needs America’s Technology Leadership

    In December 2015, the leaders of 195 nations gathered in Paris for the United Nations Climate Change Conference. They unanimously agreed to limit global warming to 2 degrees Celsius above preindustrial levels. They had a further ambition to limit the global temperature rise to just 1.5 degrees, if possible. The Paris Agreement certainly feels historic. […]

    May 23, 2016