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NRC Accepts Urenco USA’s License Amendment Request for LEU+

16 March 2024

On March 8, 2024, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) accepted Urenco USA’s License Amendment Request (LAR) to increase enrichment levels from 5.5% to 10% (Low Enriched Uranium+ or LEU+). The NRC has agreed to review our request and expects to make a final decision by the end of 2024.

“This marks a positive milestone for Urenco USA and the industry. We remain dedicated to advancing sustainable energy by supporting this strategic effort to supply advanced fuels for current and future nuclear reactors,” stated Paul Lorskulsint, Chief Nuclear Officer and LEU+ Executive Sponsor.