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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

Hendrick Hudson Schools Weigh Financial Options as Indian Point Nears Closure

April 8, 2021

Hendrick Hudson Schools Weigh Financial Options as Indian Point Nears ClosureWith 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.

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Nuclear Power Proponents Speak Out To Save Two Illinois Plants

April 2, 2021

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?

April 1, 2021

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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Labor groups back bid to save Illinois nuclear plants

March 31, 2021

https://www.daily-journal.com/news/illinois/labor-groups-back-bid-to-save-illinois-nuclear-plants/article_3376ca7a-9160-11eb-8bb6-eb4584f7c751.html

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

March 26, 2021

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

March 26, 2021

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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