Planning & Economic Development

$6 Million Federal Grant Going To Cass County Industrial Park

$6 Million Federal Grant Going To Cass County Industrial Park A grant of $6 million has been announced for the Midwest Energy and Communications Southwest Michigan Advanced Research and Technology Park in Cassopolis. The grant will be used for the construction of road, sewer, and water infrastructure needed for the 234 acre industrial park. Congressman …

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Why nuclear plants are shutting down

Why nuclear plants are shutting down The infamous Indian Point nuclear plant, located roughly 30 miles north of Manhattan, shut down earlier this year. To many, the shutdown was a victory following decades of protests about safety and environmental concerns. Here’s the problem: When operating, Indian Point provided more electricity than is produced annually by …

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Decommissioning Panel Weighs Options for Pilgrim Waste Storage

Decommissioning Panel Weighs Options for Pilgrim Waste Storage PLYMOUTH – During a recent meeting of the Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel, Plymouth/Barnstable State Senator Susan Moran highlighted the need for federal guidance in the decommissioning of nuclear power plants like the ongoing efforts at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station.

Project delays plague company seeking to buy Kewaunee nuclear plant

Project delays plague company seeking to buy Kewaunee nuclear plant But last month EnergySolutions requested another year to complete the transfer after the NRC sent a 38-page letter seeking additional information about unexplained radioactive contamination at the site. The cleanup has cost at least $658 million so far, leaving just $5.3 million in the decommissioning …

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Massive energy bill becomes law, investing billions between renewable, nuclear sectors

Massive energy bill becomes law, investing billions between renewable, nuclear sectors SPRINGFIELD – Gov. J.B. Pritzker was joined by environmental and social justice activists, union representatives, and lawmakers from both parties Wednesday as he signed into law a sweeping energy regulation overhaul that aims to phase out carbon emissions from the energy sector by 2045 …

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Pilgrim’s Progress: The Pace Of Decommissioning Plymouth’s Nuclear Plant Picks Up

Pilgrim’s Progress: The Pace Of Decommissioning Plymouth’s Nuclear Plant Picks Up Just before Thanksgiving, the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant in Plymouth is expected to reach a historic milestone. All the radioactive fuel that generated electricity – and controversy – for nearly halfa century will finally be removed from the reactor building. It will be stored …

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With nuclear plants & jobs at stake, lawmakers set to vote on clean energy deal

With nuclear plants & jobs at stake, lawmakers set to vote on clean energy deal SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Illinois lawmakers continue to hammer out the final details of a sweeping clean energy bill, set for a vote later this week in Springfield. For two Illinois power plants and with more than 28,000 jobs on the …

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Economic study to analyze impact of Palisades closure

Economic study to analyze impact of Palisades closure COVERT – In less than a year, the economic landscape of Van Buren County is expected to change significantly with the closure of the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant. In an effort to identify potential problems, the Southwest Michigan Planning Commission plans to conduct a study to determine …

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