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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.

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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Summary of Local In-Depth New Coverage re: Pilgrim

Award Submission: Pilgrim Nuclear Shuts Down, Leaving Radioactive Waste and Unanswered Questions Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant in Plymouth Massachusetts was one of the worst-performing plants in the country before it shut down in May of 2019. The plant was cited numerous times in the years leading up to the shutdown, prompting WCAI to increase its …

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Push for better storage of spent Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station fuel

Push for better storage of spent Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station fuel Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station was permanently shut down in May, but more than 4,000 radioactive spent fuel assemblies will continue to be stored at the Plymouth site for the foreseeable future.Citizen activists in Barnstable County communities will ask voters at spring town meetings, or …

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Rockland legislators urge NRC to reject sale of Indian Point

Rockland legislators urge NRC to reject sale of Indian Point – Mid Hudson News NEW CITY – Nine Rockland County Legislators have written to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission asking it to reject the pending sale of the Indian Point Power Plant, citing a lack of experience by the would-be buyer, as well as inadequate funding …

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Closing Indian Point: Holtec Meeting, Longer Comment Period

Closing Indian Point: Holtec Meeting, Longer Comment Period CORTLANDT, NY – Requests for more opportunity to learn about and comment on Entergy’s plan to sell the Indian Point nuclear facility to Holtec International have borne fruit. The Hudson Valley’s representatives in Congress announced yesterday that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has extended the comment period to …

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New York AG: Indian Point deal ‘very risky,’ asks feds to let state intervene

New York AG: Indian Point deal ‘very risky,’ asks feds to let state New York Attorney General Letitia James on Wednesday called the deal to sell the Indian Point nuclear power plant “very risky” and urged federal safety regulators to consider the state’s concerns before moving ahead.James filed a petition to intervene in the Nuclear …

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Latimer Asks For NRC Hearing On Indian Point Nuclear Plant Sale

Latimer Asks For NRC Hearing On Indian Point Nuclear Plant Sale CORTLANDT, NY – As federal officials consider approving the sale of Indian Point to a company that would decommission the nuclear plant, store radioactive materials and clean up the property, the Westchester County Executive has asked the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for more oversight.

NRC Is Reviewing Application To Transfer Indian Point For Decommissioning

NRC Is Reviewing Application To Transfer Indian Point For Decommissioning The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is reviewing an application from Entergy Nuclear Operations to transfer Indian Point licenses to another company for decommissioning. The application has kicked off a public comment period and the opportunity to request a hearing. In April, Holtec and Entergy agreed that …

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Community Leaders Forming Coalition to Keep Dresden Nuclear Station Open & Viable For The Future

Community Leaders Forming Coalition to Keep Dresden Nuclear Station Open & Viable For The Future Our sister station WCSJ reports that Grundy County and Exelon officials are working together to keep Dresden Nuclear Station open in the future. The plant, near Morris, serves the northern portion of the state. Nancy Norton with the Grundy Economic …

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