US nuclear fuels task force reveals plans to boost domestic uranium mining. The Trump-convened Nuclear Fuel Working Group warned the demise of US uranium mining will have national security impacts as nuclear rivals grow more sophisticated. US uranium mining has just received a major boost after a White House-backed task force urged policy measures to revive the country’s nuclear fuel capabilities. The Department of Energy revealed the action plan to “strengthen the uranium mining and conversion industries” and create a “healthy and growing nuclear energy sector” into which miners can sell their products and services.
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Directly purchasing uranium by establishing a uranium reserve, ending the Department of Energy’s bartering of uranium and re-evaluating DOE’s excess uranium inventory management policy are among the US Nuclear Fuel Working Group’s (NFWG) recommendations to the US Administration in a strategy it published yesterday on reviving the USA’s nuclear fuel cycle.
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