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Sam Mintz



Sam reports on energy policy for E&E News, covering the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the Department of Energy and Congress. Before joining E&E News in 2016, he covered local politics at the Cape Cod Times and has also written for the Reuters Foundation. He has a degree in political science and journalism from Brandeis University.

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Committee approves bill to expedite commercial exports

A House committee today passed a bill aimed at streamlining the federal review process for exports of commercial nuclear energy technology, over the opposition of Democrats who objected to its placing a "shot clock" on the Department of Energy's approvals.


Once allies, NEI and utility gird for trial

Legal jockeying is continuing between Florida-based NextEra Energy Inc. and the top nuclear industry trade group as the two parties gear up for a potential October trial in a lawsuit that has turned the former allies into fierce opponents.