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Technical Assistance Webinar

We have partnered with Smart Growth America, the Center for Creative Land Recycling and the NADO Research Foundation to provide guidance and analysis, offer a set of tools, and build a supportive community of practice to better position the municipalities and regions bracing for nuclear plant closure.

We held a successful webinar on November 12, 2020 at 2 p.m. ET to introduce to the team, describe the kind of support that is available, and discuss various aspects of this new assistance program.

Read the press release here and check back soon for a synopsis of the meeting as well as answers to the many questions we received.

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The Nuclear Decommissioning Collaborative is the nation's clearinghouse for nuclear decommissioning practice and information. We are a non-partisan non-profit dedicated to providing decommissioning stakeholders with accurate and objective information to promote effective nuclear plant decommissioning and community revitalization.

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Recent News

Nuke plant decision coming down to the wire

September 7, 2021

Nuke plant decision coming down to the wireWhile a new energy legislation aimed at saving the Byron nuclear power station makes its way through the process in Springfield, Exelon said the plant is scheduled to run out of fuel and close on Sept. 13. The Illinois Senate passed SB 18 in the early morning hours […]

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Palisades Nuclear Plant prepares to shut down

September 7, 2021

Palisades Nuclear Plant prepares to shut down COVERT, Mich. – A nuclear plant named after the stunning dunes that surround it provides power for 800,000 Southwest Michigan homes and businesses. That would be Palisades in Covert. But after 50 years, its owner, New Orleans-based Entergy, has decided it’s time to turn the nuclear reactor off […]

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Bye, Bye Byron? Exelon Prepares to Shutter Illinois Nuclear Plants

August 18, 2021

Bye, Bye Byron? Exelon Prepares to Shutter Illinois Nuclear Plants Illinois legislators may be back in Springfield soon for a second extra session. Their sole goal: to strike a deal on a massive energy package. The result will impact everything from Illinois’ role in climate change to your energy bill. But the stakes are particularly […]

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Van Buren County Leaders Preparing For Palisades Closure

August 18, 2021

Van Buren County Leaders Preparing For Palisades Closure Leaders in Van Buren County are talking about how to reduce negative economic effects of the closure of the Palisades nuclear plant next year. Speaking to the South Haven City Council on Monday, Palisades project manager John Faul said he’s been in talks with economic developers and […]

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State, federal efforts too late to save Exelon’s Illinois nuclear plants, CEO Crane says

August 9, 2021

State, federal efforts too late to save Exelon’s Illinois nuclear plants, CEO Crane says Exelon Generation has two Illinois nuclear plants slated for shutdown and decommissioning this fall, despite recent federal proposals for both a tax credit and a fund for existing nuclear plants, and rising power prices in the state.

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Town Of Cortlandt: Comments For The July 29, 2021 NRC Public Meeting

July 30, 2021

https://patch.com/new-york/peekskill/town-cortlandt-comments-july-29-2021-nrc-public-meeting

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