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Environmental Law Explored

Policy and Regulation: Why NRC Regulations Must be Updated to Address Advanced Nuclear Reactors

Peter D. Wolf

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Peter D. Wolf, President of Nuclear Energy Solutions, Inc., interviews Jeffrey S. Merrifield, a former Commissioner of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, regarding the proposed Part 53 regulations to the Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act (NEIMA). Before interviewing Jeff, Peter discusses the development of nuclear energy regulation starting with the Atomic Energy Acts through NEIMA, passed in 2019. He explains advanced reactors and why the legislation mandated new Part 53 regulations to accommodate these new technologies.