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FEMA to assess preparedness at nuke plant

Oct 17 - Citizens' Voice, The (Wilkes-Barre, PA) - Starting on Tuesday, the Federal Emergency Management Agency will evaluate an emergency preparedness exercise at the PPL Susquehanna Steam nuclear power station in Salem Township. More...

Exercise planned at power plant

Oct 17 - Times-Tribune (Scranton, PA) - Starting on Tuesday, the Federal Emergency Management Agency will evaluate an emergency preparedness exercise at the PPL Susquehanna Steam nuclear power station in Salem Township. More...

APPA and NRECA Executives Hold Media Briefing on TVA's Watts Bar 2

Oct 17 - Targeted News Service - The Tennessee Valley Authority issued the following news release: Sue Kelly , President and CEO of the American Public Power Association , and Jo Ann Emerson , CEO of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association , toured the Watts Bar nuclear plant and were briefed by TVA officials on the significant accomplishments and milestones being achieved on the project as the unit nears completion and readies for licensing by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. More...
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Watts Bar may not help TVA meet EPA carbon limits

Oct 18 - Chattanooga Times Free Press (TN) - The Tennessee Valley Authority is cutting in half the share of power it gets from coal-fired power plants and should reduce its carbon emissions from its peak levels by nearly 40 percent by 2020. More...

Entergy Vermont Yankee Releases Historic Site Assessment Study to State of Vermont

Oct 18 - Targeted News Service - Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee has submitted its site assessment study for the decommissioning of the nuclear facility to the state of Vermont's Public Service Department, Agency of Natural Resources, Department of Health and Public Service Board. More...

NRC's Yucca Mountain Safety Report Is Key Licensing Milestone

WASHINGTON, Oct 16, 2014 -- GLOBE NEWSWIRE - The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission today issued Volume 3 of the safety evaluation report developed as part of the license application review for the planned Yucca Mountain, Nev., repository for high-level radioactive waste. More...

Articles 

By Ferdinand E. Banks
On: October 2, 2014
This is a version of the keynote address I planned to give at the 2011 international conference of the International Association of Energy Economists (IAEE), and which took place that year in wonderful summer Stockholm. more...
By Brad Smalldridge
On: July 21, 2014
It's a continuing priority for nuclear plant managers to make outages as efficient and cost-effective as possible. According to the NRC, over the past 15 years the average number of days spent implementing outages for more...
By Harry Valentine
On: May 29, 2014
South Africa has for decades been the leading economy on the African continent, with a GDP that once was the equivalent to the sum total the rest of sub-Saharan Africa. South Africa has long been more...
By Peter M. Hekman, Jr.
On: January 20, 2014
All of us that share an interest in nuclear power need to keep an eye on the storm that is brewing in California over the California Public Utility Commission's (CPUC) upcoming decisions in 2014 concerning more...
By Ferdinand E. Banks
On: November 20, 2013
The sun shines even brighter this year of the Svenska Dagbladet Energy Summit than it did several years ago when the International Association of Energy Economics (IAEE) international conference was also held in glorious summer more...

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UK energy prices rise while consumption falls

By Kevin Burke - This energy market analysis is provided by 247 Home Rescue. Domestic fuel prices rose by 3.4% in real terms in more...

State works to overhaul energy policies (New Mexico ABQ JOURNAL)

By Da Roberts -   By Kevin Robinson-Avila / Journal Staff Writer PUBLISHED: Monday, May 12, 2014 at 12:05 am Copyright © 2014 Albuquerque more...

The DOE Quadrennial Energy Review focusing on State, Local and tribal issues - A must read!

By Da Roberts -   The DOE Quadrennial Energy Review focusing on State, Local and tribal issues - A must read  for the Southwest more...


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