| Mar 8 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Elizabeth Skrapits The Citizens' Voice, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
Reports by the federal agency that oversees it and an independent scientific group spotlight serious violations with the second reactor unit at the PPL Susquehanna Steam nuclear power plant in Salem Township.
South Carolina's senators -- and five others from various states -- said the money designated for the MOX facility at the Savannah River Site should be used for construction of the facility and not to put it on a cold stand-by.
U.S. commercial nuclear power plants had 10 serious incidents in 2013 that could have resulted in damage to nuclear reactors, but the industry's overall safety record improved, the Union of Concerned Scientists said Friday.
Aiken County Council member Chuck Smith said news about President Barack Obama's fiscal year 2015 budget proposal to freeze the Savannah River Site's MOX program "smells like Yucca Mountain, part two."