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Public can weigh in on transfer of Three Mile Island’s stricken Unit 2 to decommissioning firm

Public can weigh in on transfer of Three Mile Island’s stricken Unit 2 to decommissioning firm On the 41st anniversary of the nation’s worst commercial nuclear power accident, the public is being given the chance to weigh in on the proposed transfer of the stricken Three Mile Island Unit 2 reactor to EnergySolutions.

The first of Indian Point’s two working nuclear reactors shuts down April 30. Then what? Get the answers here.

The first of Indian Point’s two working nuclear reactors shuts down April 30. Then what? Get the answers here. CLOSE Indian Point’s Unit 2 shuts down April 30, the first of two working reactors to be powered down before the nuclear power plant in Buchanan closes for good in April 2021. After that, Entergy, Indian …

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Germany’s nuclear power regions fear for the future as plants get set to close

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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Company to keep Beaver Valley Power Station open, credits Wolf action

Company to keep Beaver Valley Power Station open, credits Wolf action Owners of the Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station, which was slated to close next year, have now agreed to keep the facility operating. SHIPPINGPORT – Owners of the Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station, which was slated to close next year, have now agreed to …

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State energy regulators approve more funding to decommission San Onofre nuclear plant

State energy regulators approve more funding to decommission San Onofre nuclear plant California utility regulators awarded owners of the San Onofre nuclear plant hundreds of millions of dollars in new money to pay for ongoing decommissioning of the shuttered power station, rejecting a protest from a San Diego consumer group.

After 46 years, Duane Arnold Energy Center set to close this year

After 46 years, Duane Arnold Energy Center set to close this year After some 46 years, the Duane Arnold Energy Center will end energy production this year. The Palo facility employs nearly 600 workers, Its owner, Florida-based NextEra Energy, announced in 2019 it would decommission the single-unit, 600-megawatt nuclear plant by the end of this …

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Peach Bottom nuclear plant gets 20-year extension

Peach Bottom nuclear plant gets 20-year extension Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station (Photo: submitted) A York County nuclear plant is now licensed to operate an additional 20 years past its 60-year license. On Thursday, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission approved the extension request from Exelon Generation for Units 2 and 3 Friday after a lengthy 20-month …

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Several Rockland Lawmakers Oppose Indian Point Sale Plan

Several Rockland Lawmakers Oppose Indian Point Sale Plan NEW CITY, NY – Nine members of the Rockland County Board of Legislators have written to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission objecting to Entergy’s application to transfer its license for the Indian Point nuclear plant to Holtec, a decommissioning company. Indian Point is scheduled to be completely shut …

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