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TVA awards $950 million contract to Day & Zimmerman

By Dave Flessner, Chattanooga Times Free Press, Tenn. - The Tennessee Valley Authority has awarded a 7-year contract to the Philadelphia-based engineering firm of Day and ZImmerman to supply workers and temporary help during outages at TVA's nuclear power plants. More...

Pilgrim returns to production amid calls for shutdown

By Christine Legere, Cape Cod Times, Hyannis, Mass. - The Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station was again producing electricity Thursday after a four-day shutdown to repair a massive malfunctioning valve. More...

Feds propose nuclear waste transport through Erie County

By Ed Palattella, Erie Times-News, Pa. - The federal government has approved the transport of liquid nuclear waste through Erie County, though environmentalists have gone to court to block the plan. More...
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TVA idles Watts Bar unit after feedwater pump problem

Chattanooga Times Free Press, Tenn. - TVA crews are working today to restart its newest nuclear reactor, which was shut down Tuesday afternoon over problems with one of the feedwater pumps. More...

MOX responds to Nuclear Regulatory Committee about construction violations

By Thomas Gardiner, Aiken Standard, S.C. - AREVA MOX Services, project management contractor for the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility, or MOX, delivered a response letter last week after receiving official notification of construction violations. More...

Group calls for moving San Onofre waste to Arizona

By Rob Nikolewski, The San Diego Union-Tribune - A lawsuit by a group that wants to transfer the 3.6 million pounds of nuclear waste sitting at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) to a facility in Arizona continues to wend its way through state court. More...

Articles 

By Steve Kerekes
On: August 10, 2016
The nuclear energy industry called on the New York Public Service Commission (PSC) to approve a proposal that would provide financial support for upstate nuclear power plants based on their clean air value. more...
By Darren Gale
On: June 29, 2016
When the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) unveiled its "Delivering the Nuclear Promise" initiative at the end of 2015, it was a significant step for the industry. Over the last decade increased costs and regulatory pressures more...
By Steve Kerekes
On: May 16, 2016
The nuclear energy industry voiced strong support today for a new Senate bill that would change some U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission licensing processes and the agency's fee recovery structure to remove unnecessary impediments to the more...
By Davis Swan
On: December 4, 2015
There is an ongoing debate regarding the value and/or wisdom of the German Government's implementation of an energy transformation - the Energiewende. The primary driver for this initiative was the policy decision, first made in more...
By Grant Lanthorn, P.E.
On: October 12, 2015
Lubricants are crucial to industrial processes, allowing parts to move without friction, heat and contamination to be removed from the system, and providing equipment protection from corrosion and oxidation. more...

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