Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act

U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), has joined with Sens. Tom Carper (D-DE), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Jim Inhofe (R-OK), Cory Booker (D-NJ), Mike Crapo (R-ID), Deb Fischer (R-NE), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Joe Manchin (D-WV), Jeff Flake (R-AZ), Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), and Bob Casey (D-PA) in introducing S. 512, the Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act (NEIMA).

To view full text of the legislation, click here.

Letters of support:

GNBC Associates

Third Way

ClearPath Action

United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry

Idaho State University

Boise State University

Hybrid Power Technologies LLC

Transatomic Power Corporation 

Nuclear Engineering Department Heads Organization

Tri Alpha Energy

Nuclear Energy Institute

US Nuclear Infrastructure Council

General Atomics

Uranium One Americas, Inc.

Uranium Energy Corp.

Energy Fuels

Uranium Producers of America

Cameco Resources



Texas Mining & Reclamation Association

Strata Energy, Inc.

Wyoming Mining Association

Powertech (USA) Inc.

Core Solutions Consulting

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Engineering Physics Department

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy

X-Energy, LLC

Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES)

American Nuclear Society

National Mining Association

New Mexico Mining Association

Magneto-Inertial Fusion Technologies, Inc. 

Laramide Resources, Inc. 

In 2016, U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), chairman of the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, joined Sens. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), and Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) in introducing S. 2795, Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act, a bill to modernize the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) by establishing new transparency and accountability measures to the NRC’s budget and fee programs as well as to develop the regulatory framework necessary to enable the licensing of advanced nuclear reactors.

Full Text of S. 2795
S. 2795 Section by Section

Letters of Support: 

Hybrid Power Technologies LLC

Third Way

United States Nuclear Infrastructure Council

Nuclear Energy Institute

ClearPath Action

Center for Climate and Energy Solutions

Gen4 Energy

Terrestrial Energy USA

Rachel Pritzker

Transatomic Power Corporation

Next Generation Nuclear Plant Industry Alliance

Elysium Industries

Entergy Wholesale Commodities

X Energy, LLC

Harvard Business School 

American Nuclear Society

Tri Alpha Power


Boise State University

Clean Air Task Force

Ray A. Rothrock

MIT Program in Atmospheres, Oceans and Climate

MIT Nuclear Science and Engineering 

UC Berkeley's Nuclear Engineering Dept 

NuScale Power

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy


University of Michigan Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences 

University of Idaho

Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc.

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