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Luminant Has Stopped Trying to Get those 2 new reactors-Comanche Peak
 


8 November 2013 at 10:26:24 PM
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FW Star-Telegram

Luminant, in a letter to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, cited a recent decision by its reactor partner, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, to focus its efforts on restoring nuclear power in Japan, where reactors were idled after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami and Fukushima accident. That will slow Mitsubishi’s work to gain U.S. certification of the new reactor design that was to be used at Comanche Peak.

“As a result, Luminant is suspending work” on adding two new reactors to Comanche Peak “because of its reliance on the design certification,” Luminant said in a prepared statement.

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Tom “Smitty” Smith, director of Public Citizen’s Texas office, said, “It was long believed EFH was keeping these licenses alive because they would be valuable assets in bankruptcy. This stunning decision shows how little bankers on Wall Street value nuclear power.”


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