Policy

We believe we can have clean energy that works for the world. Our goal is to research and build the vision to support nuclear energy as a climate solution. Read our policy reports to explore our ideas about how.
Leaves looking on to lake with power plant in the distance
Photo of Dr. Tommy Rock, post-doctoral researcher at Princeton University
Blog
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May 10, 2022

Film Club: The Return of Navajo Boy

A recap of our discussion with Dr. Tommy Rock on the lasting impacts of uranium mining on the Navajo Nation
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Public Comment
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Apr 24, 2022

Public Comment: Climate and Economic Justice Screening Tool

Good Energy Collective's response to the CEQ's Request for Information on the Climate and Economic Justice Screening Tool Beta Version
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Good News
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Mar 8, 2022

What Does Environmental Justice for Nuclear Look Like?

Are you working on environmental justice and have thoughts on nuclear energy? We want to hear from you.
Public Comment
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Mar 4, 2022

Public Comment: Consent-Based Siting Process for Nuclear Waste Storage

Good Energy Collective's response to the Request for Information on Using a Consent-Based Siting Process to Identify Federal Interim Storage
Public Comment
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Feb 7, 2022

Public Comment: White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council

Good Energy Collective's response to the White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council's Jan. 26-27, 2022, public meeting
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Policy Report
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Dec 22, 2021

Opportunities for Coal Communities Through Nuclear Energy: An Early Look

A policy report exploring where small modular reactor (SMR) technology could support environmental justice communities that relied on coal
Public Comment
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Sep 3, 2021

Public Comment: Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Environmental Justice Review

Good Energy Collective's response to the NRC's Systematic Assessment of How It Addresses Environmental Justice
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Blog
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Jul 29, 2021

We Need a Clean Energy Standard with Nuclear

As Congress nears a peak in negotiations over a federal Clean Energy Standard, lawmakers should make sure to include nuclear energy
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Policy Memo
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Jul 23, 2021

Voters Support Community Ownership and Federal Investments in Advanced Nuclear Energy

Good Energy Collective and Data for Progress polled likely voters in the United States on their thoughts about advanced nuclear energy
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Policy Memo
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Apr 27, 2021

A Policy Pathway for Nuclear Justice 

To align the nuclear sector with the broader Justice40 initiative, federal policies should center communities and address past injustices
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Good News
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Feb 25, 2021

Jennifer Granholm set to lead the clean energy transition as Secretary of Energy

The former Michigan Governor supports advanced nuclear tech, environmental justice and cross-agency collaboration
Collage of Joe Biden and the U.S. Capitol Building foregrounded against a solar farm, wind farm, and small modular reactor.
Special Report
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Dec 8, 2020

What’s In Store for Nuclear in a Biden Administration

Lovering's Keynote Speech from the 2020 American Nuclear Society Annual Meeting
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Policy Memo
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Oct 8, 2020

It’s time for a social science agenda for the advanced nuclear sector

Here’s what an incoming administration can do to kick things off
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Special Report
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Aug 2, 2020

Why we need a progressive nuclear agenda

And how a new kind of leadership paved the way for Good Energy Collective
Sketch of arctic village showing nuclear power plant and wind turbines in the background.
Policy Paper
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Aug 2, 2020

Microreactors for Microgrids?

Why nuclear technology might finally be a match for community-scale energy systems
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Policy Report
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Aug 2, 2020

Our Progressive Policy Agenda for Advanced Nuclear Energy

Recommendations for advanced nuclear technologies as part of the U.S. climate change response