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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...

Pilgrim shutting down for valve repair

By Christine Legere, Cape Cod Times, Hyannis, Mass. - Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station, already one step from being forced by federal regulators to close down based on poor performance, is now trying to figure out the cause of a malfunctioning valve designed to prevent radioactivity from leaking into the environment during a nuclear accident. More...

New York and Ohio, climate change and nuclear power

The Akron Beacon Journal - As goes New York, so goes Ohio and the nation? Those concerned about the harm from climate change should hope the answer is yes. More...
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Small nuclear leak noted at FitzPatrick plant; federal regulator said it poses 'no immediate risks'

By Gordon Block, Watertown Daily Times, N.Y. - Officials at the James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant say cleanup will begin this month on a small leak of nuclear material that federal officials said has been known of for four years. The spill took place in the basement of the Entergy Corp.-owned plant's radwaste building, a highly shielded area of the plant, according to Neil Sheehan, of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory ... More...

Westinghouse shuts down part of S.C. nuclear fuel plant over safety concerns

By Anya Litvak, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Nuclear regulators are investigating why Westinghouse Electric Co. More...

Georgia regulators verify Plant Vogtle spending report

The Augusta Chronicle, Ga. - The Georgia Public Service Com­mis­sion on Tuesday unanimously approved Georgia Power's request to approve and verify $160 million in expenditures on Plant Vogtle's construction of two new nuclear reactors. More...

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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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