Program

Fuel Cycle Research and Development

Category

Energy - Nuclear

Subsidy Type

Committees of Jurisdiction

House Science, Space and Technology Committee

$204 FY 16 Budget Score (in mil.)
$2,038 FY 16-25 Budget Score (in mil.)

The Fuel Cycle Research and Development program (formerly the Advanced Fuel Cycle Initiative) supports long-term research and development of nuclear fuel and waste management technologies. The goal of the program is to develop and demonstrate advanced, proliferation-resistant fuel management technologies and to reduce nuclear fuel waste. This program was first established in 2001.

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