MAINTENANCE IS KEY TO NUCLEAR PLANTS LASTING 80 YEARS

U.S. nuclear power plants are among the oldest in the world.

As the oldest ones approach the end of their 60-year operating licenses in 2029, a question emerges: will they remain open?

About 20 of the 61 nuclear plants in the U.S. said they are beginning to plan for a second license renewal with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, reports Bloomberg BNA reporter Rebecca Kern who digs into this topic in her story Maintenance Is Key to Nuclear Plants Lasting 80 Years.

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