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Upcoming Technical Assistance Webinar

We have partnered with Smart Growth America, the Center for Creative Land Recycling and the NADO Research Foundation to provide guidance and analysis, offer a set of tools, and build a supportive community of practice to better position the municipalities and regions bracing for nuclear plant closure.

Join us on November 12, 2020 at 2 p.m. ET to get introduced to the team, learn about the kind of support that is available, and hear more about this new assistance program.

Read the press release here.

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The Nuclear Decommissioning Collaborative is the nation's clearinghouse for nuclear decommissioning practice and information. We are a non-partisan non-profit dedicated to providing decommissioning stakeholders with accurate and objective information to promote effective nuclear plant decommissioning and community revitalization.

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Recent News

New assistance program will serve the dozens of communities facing the economic challenges of nuclear power plant closure

October 30, 2020
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U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $3.2 Million to Support Business Development and Economic Diversification Efforts in Cortlandt, New York

October 28, 2020
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Columbus And Cincinnati Sue To Stop Consumer Fees For Nuclear Bailout

October 28, 2020

Columbus And Cincinnati Sue To Stop Consumer Fees For Nuclear Bailout Columbus and Cincinnati have filed a lawsuit to halt increased electricity fees tied to HB6, the nuclear power plant bailout at the center of a federal racketeering probe. The lawsuit was filed in Franklin County’s Court of Common Pleas on Tuesday.

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Communities Surrounding Closed Nuclear Power Plants Face Terrible Challenges Moving Forward

October 26, 2020

Communities Surrounding Closed Nuclear Power Plants Face Terrible Challenges Moving Forward The Nuclear Decommissioning Collaborative’s report on socioeconomic impacts of nuclear plant closures on host communities has some sobering thoughts. Big hurdles are a lack of a national plan and the lack of planning when it would do the most good. But it would be […]

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NIU report: Byron nuclear plant closure would lead to 2,300 jobs lost

October 23, 2020

NIU report: Byron nuclear plant closure would lead to 2,300 jobs lost BYRON – A new report from Northern Illinois University says closing the Byron Generating Station will result in the loss of more 2,300 jobs and hundreds of millions of dollars worth of economic activity.Closing the nuclear power plant will put roughly 720 people […]

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Germany’s nuclear power regions fear for the future

October 20, 2020

Germany’s nuclear power regions fear for the future when plants close The Brokdorf nuclear power plant, north of Hamburg has been producing electricity for nearly 35 years. But that is about to change. On the 31st of December next year it will be taken off the grid and decommissioned. It is a part of the […]

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