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NRC construction permit issuance expected in September

This week the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) announced it will complete the safety assessment and construction permit issuance for the Natura Resources-funded Molten Salt Research Reactor (MSRR) at Abilene Christian University by Sept. 30. In March, the NRC completed the environmental assessment of the Natura-funded MSRR at ACU. The reactor will be the first deployment … Continued

Second NRC official visits ACU’s NEXT Lab

The Honorable David Wright, a member of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), visited Abilene Christian University’s Nuclear Energy eXperimental Testing Laboratory (NEXT Lab) Dec. 6 to meet with senior leaders from ACU and Natura Resources.  Wright is the second NRC official to visit NEXT Lab; NRC chair Christopher Hanson came to ACU’s campus in … Continued