Palisades

Economic study to analyze impact of Palisades closure

Economic study to analyze impact of Palisades closure COVERT – In less than a year, the economic landscape of Van Buren County is expected to change significantly with the closure of the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant. In an effort to identify potential problems, the Southwest Michigan Planning Commission plans to conduct a study to determine …

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Palisades Nuclear Plant prepares to shut down

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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Van Buren County Leaders Preparing For Palisades Closure

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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$1.2M grant aims to help Southwest Michigan through aftermath of nuclear power plant closure

$1.2M grant aims to help Southwest Michigan through aftermath of nuclear power plant closure COVERT, MI – Michigan State Treasurer Rachael Eubanks today applauded the announcement of a more than $1.2 million grant being awarded for economic recovery and planning as Southwest Michigan prepares for the closure of the Palisades Nuclear Generating Station in 2022. …

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U.S. EDA PROVIDING GRANT FOR ECONOMIC RECOVERY STRATEGY AHEAD OF PALISADES SHUTDOWN

U.S. EDA Providing Grant for Economic Recovery Strategy Ahead of Palisades Shutdown With the clock ticking on the shutdown and eventual decommissioning of the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant at Covert, the collective community of Michigan’s Great Southwest will get a sizeable boost in planning for a future without the plant and the resultant jobs thanks …

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Palisades Power Plant employees prepare for last year on the job

Palisades Power Plant employees prepare for last year on the job COVERT – In less than 400 days, Palisades Power Plant in Covert will stop producing nuclear power. But activities at the plant will be far from over. The plant will close for operation by May 31, 2022, but then the decommissioning process will begin. …

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Nessel seeks to stop license transfer for closing SW Michigan nuclear plant

Nessel seeks to stop license transfer for closing SW Michigan nuclear plant Mar. 2-Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is seeking to stop a license transfer of a southwest Michigan nuclear plant and fuel storage site near Lake Michigan due to concerns about the financial capabilities and “assurances” to decommission the facilities by the potential new …

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Shutdown Planned for Palisades Nuclear Plant on West Side of State

Shutdown Planned for Palisades Nuclear Plant on West Side of State – DBusiness Magazine The Palisades Nuclear Plant in Covert, Mich. (south of South Haven) is slated for shutdown following an acquisition. New Orleans-based Entergy Corp. and Florida’s Holtec International, through their affiliates, jointly submitted a License Transfer Application on Wednesday with the U.S.

Palisades Decommissioning Panel Announced

Palisades Decommissioning Panel Announced The Van Buren County Board of Commissioners is forming the Palisades Community Advisory Panel to educate people on the decommissioning of the nuclear plant. Entergy is shutting it down in the spring of 2022, and Palisades completed its final refueling outage in October. Details about the CAP will be released after …

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