Planning & Economic Development

Social transition and why it matters in coal mine closure

Social transition and why it matters in coal mine closure On one level, it’s easy to call for an immediate end to coal mining. The industry is notoriously harmful for the environment, with the International Energy Agency reporting that coal-fired power plants were responsible for 30% of global carbon dioxide emissions in 2018, and emissions …

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Plymouth keeps unified tax rate. Rate goes down, taxes go up.

Plymouth keeps unified tax rate. Rate goes down, taxes go up. Plymouth’s tax rate is going down, but values and taxes are increasing. PLYMOUTH – The tax rate has gone down, but values and taxes are increasing. The average residential tax bill for Fiscal Year 2020, which begins July 1, will increase approximately $240, according …

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FirstEnergy Solutions gets OK to transfer nuclear licenses

FirstEnergy Solutions gets OK to transfer nuclear licenses It looks like the next incarnation of FirstEnergy Solutions (FES) will have licenses to operate the Davis-Besse, Perry and, for now at least, the Beaver Valley nuclear plants, once the company exits its Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The company will operate under a new name, Energy Harbor, while …

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Five years after shutdown, Windham County still feels loss of Vermont Yankee

Five years after shutdown, Windham County still feels loss of Vermont Yankee From a distance, a casual observer might not realize much has changed at Vermont Yankee, the nuclear plant situated along the Connecticut River in the southeastern corner of Vermont.Next month marks the five-year anniversary of the shutdown of the state’s lone nuclear power …

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Entergy, Holtec file for license transfer of closing Indian Point nuclear units

Entergy, Holtec file for license transfer of closing Indian Point nuclear units | Power Engineering Affiliates of Entergy Corp. and Holtec International have jointly filed an application asking to transfer the Nuclear Regulatory Commission license for the Indian Point Energy Center in New York. Earlier this year, New Orleans-based Entergy sold its ownership of Indian …

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