Proposed Nuclear Decommissioning Fund Regs Clarify Current Rules


Martha Groves Pugh said new Treasury rules on decommissioning nuclear power plants are “very favorable to the industry [and] what the industry was looking for.” Ms. Pugh singled out as most important the provisions on decommissioning costs paid out of a qualified fund for independent spent fuel storage installations (ISFSIs), because it had been unclear if ISFSI costs that might eventually be covered by a settlement with the Department of Energy are still nuclear decommissioning costs.