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Recent News

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

March 7, 2020

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

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Peach Bottom nuclear plant gets 20-year extension

March 7, 2020

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

March 1, 2020

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

February 25, 2020

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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End of One Era, Start of Another

February 19, 2020

End of One Era, Start of Another – Taiwan Business TOPICS Decommissioning will keep Taiwan’s nuclear sector busy for decades and potentially offer global opportunities. When unit 2 at the Maanshan nuclear power plant near the southern tip of Taiwan reaches the end of its license on May 17, 2025, all nuclear power generation on […]

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Several Rockland Lawmakers Oppose Indian Point Sale Plan

February 19, 2020

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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