NRC publishes environmental report for nuclear plant license extension

Byron nuclear plant license extension

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) published its final environmental report for the two-unit Byron nuclear power plant in Illinois.
 
Unit 1 is licensed to operate through Oct. 31, 2024, and Unit 2 through Nov. 6, 2026. Plant operator Exelon (NYSE: EXC) submitted its renewal application May 29, 2013.
 
The NRC published its final safety evaluation report, detailing the staff’s technical review of the operating license extension application for both units, earlier this month.
 
The NRC published a draft version of the report in December.
 
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