Two Ars Technica Articles One Sad One Happy

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If all those costs are passed on to residential customers, the savings compared to 2015 would mean everybody would save a grand total of 49 cents each year.

In return for that, the societal-level savings from decreased pollution are basically wiped out.

Source: EPA issues new rules on coal plant pollution | Ars Technica

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On Friday, the first small modular reactor received a design certification from the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, meaning that it meets safety requirements and could be chosen by future projects seeking licensing and approval.

Source: NuScale’s small nuclear reactor is first to get US safety approval | Ars Technica