Planning & Economic Development

After Being “Promised Wealth:” What Happens to Perry if the Nuclear Power Plant Shuts Down?

What Happens to Perry if the Nuclear Power Plant Shuts Down? PERRY, Ohio – What’s been called the largest corruption and money-laundering scheme in Ohio history has dominated headlines since last summer. The political back-and-forth surrounding House Bill 6 has led to uncertainty in communities that rely on the two Ohio nuclear power plants caught …

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Hendrick Hudson Schools Weigh Financial Options as Indian Point Nears Closure

Hendrick Hudson Schools Weigh Financial Options as Indian Point Nears Closure With the Indian Point nuclear power plants scheduled to close at the end of the month and a large chunk of its annual revenue disappearing, the Hendrick Hudson School District is considering implementing the Princeton Plan at the elementary level to reduce expenses.

Nuclear Power Proponents Speak Out To Save Two Illinois Plants

Nuclear Power Proponents Speak Out To Save Two Illinois Plants – Illinois Newsroom CHAMPAIGN – Proponents of nuclear power in Illinois are rallying together in hopes of preventing the decommissioning of two nuclear power plants – the Byron and Dresden Generating Stations. Exelon announced late last year that it plans to retire the two plants …

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Can the Byron nuclear power plant be saved?

Can the Byron nuclear power plant be saved? BYRON, Ill. (WTVO) – Another organization has announced its support to save two Illinois nuclear power plants from closing, including the Exelon Byron Generating Station. The University of Illinois and Chicago chapters of the American Nuclear Society hosted a webinar on Wednesday meant to educate state lawmakers …

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NextEra Energy plans to turn Iowa’s only nuclear power plant into a solar farm

NextEra Energy plans to turn Iowa’s only nuclear power plant into a solar farm | Clay and Milk U.S. energy company NextEra Energy announced plans last week to build a 690-megawatt solar project at the site of its closed Duane Arnold nuclear plant in Palo, Iowa. The company shut the nuclear reactor in August 2020 …

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Ohio legislature close to revoking nuclear power subsidy

Ohio legislature close to revoking nuclear power subsidy NEW YORK (Reuters) – Ohio’s Senate amended and unanimously passed a House bill that would repeal nuclear subsidies for Energy Harbor Corp’s Davis-Besse and Perry reactors in the state. House Bill 128 (HB128), which the Senate passed on Wednesday, would confirm what state courts have already done …

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California’s last nuclear plant is poised to shut down. What happens next?

California’s last nuclear plant is poised to shut down. What happens next? As California’s last nuclear facility – the 2.2 GW Diablo Canyon power plant – approaches its scheduled retirement date, some energy experts worry that the state hasn’t fully prepared for what comes next. The Diablo Canyon plant is located on California’s Central Coast …

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Community group created to advise TMI cleanup

Community group created to advise TMI cleanup | StateImpact Pennsylvania Communities surrounding the shuttered Three Mile Island nuclear plant near Harrisburg now have a citizens committee to help guide decommissioning of the plant’s Unit 2 reactor, which partially melted down in 1979. The Community Advisory Panel is made up of 15 people who represent the …

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Board was right to allow $300M nuclear subsidy, appeals court rules

NJ court upholds PSEG’s $300M nuclear subsidy | NJ Spotlight News Owners said three NJ nuclear plants would close unless customers paid. State considers renewing the deal A state appeals court upheld the decision by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities to give hundreds of millions of dollars, paid by utility customers, to the …

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