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Technical Assistance Webinar

We have partnered with Smart Growth America, the Center for Creative Land Recycling and the NADO Research Foundation to provide guidance and analysis, offer a set of tools, and build a supportive community of practice to better position the municipalities and regions bracing for nuclear plant closure.

We held a successful webinar on November 12, 2020 at 2 p.m. ET to introduce to the team, describe the kind of support that is available, and discuss various aspects of this new assistance program.

Read the press release here and check back soon for a synopsis of the meeting as well as answers to the many questions we received.

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The Nuclear Decommissioning Collaborative is the nation's clearinghouse for nuclear decommissioning practice and information. We are a non-partisan non-profit dedicated to providing decommissioning stakeholders with accurate and objective information to promote effective nuclear plant decommissioning and community revitalization.

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Recent News

EDF’s Scottish nuclear power plant Hunterston B to close after 46 years

January 7, 2022

EDF’s Scottish nuclear power plant Hunterston B to close after 46 yearsLONDON, Jan 7 (Reuters) – EDF’s (EDF.PA) Hunterston B nuclear power plant in Scotland will close on Friday after some 46 years of operation, the company said. Britain’s nuclear power plants can supply around 20% of the country’s electricity demand, but around half are […]

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Germany shuts down half of its 6 remaining nuclear plants

January 3, 2022

Germany shuts down half of its 6 remaining nuclear plants | AP News BERLIN (AP) – Germany on Friday shut down half of the six nuclear plants it still has in operation, a year before the country draws the final curtain on its decades-long use of atomic power. The decision to phase out nuclear power […]

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Union leader’s jobs warning as nuclear plant closes down

January 3, 2022

Union leader’s jobs warning as nuclear plant closes down A leading trade union has warned that the Scottish government’s opposition to nuclear energy is costing jobs and investment, and called for funding to support a new generation of small reactors. The warning from GMB leader Gary Smith comes amid confirmation that Scotland’s nuclear power generation […]

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THE ECONEWS REPORT: The Future of Humboldt’s Nuclear Waste Site

January 3, 2022

THE ECONEWS REPORT: The Future of Humboldt’s Nuclear Waste Site One of the first nuclear power plants in the US was built on a bluff overlooking the Humboldt Bay entrance and the town of King Salmon.

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Belgium reaches agreement on nuclear exit

December 28, 2021

https://www.brusselstimes.com/business/198947/belgium-reaches-agreement-on-nuclear-exit

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Inside the $5 billion demolition of the shuttered San Onofre nuclear plant

December 20, 2021

Inside the $5 billion demolition of the shuttered San Onofre nuclear plant The vertical steel tendons that strengthened the iconic twin domes so they could withstand the extraordinary pressure of a reactor accident? They’re gone. The four-story office building with employee cafeteria, storage space and unparalleled views of the Pacific? That’s gone, too. The demineralizers […]

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