By Associated Press | 03/08/14 05:36 PM
Residents from across Cape Cod in Massachusetts are planning to converge on the Statehouse to call on Gov. Deval Patrick to help shut down the Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth.
03/08/14 02:30 AM
TOKYO (AP) — There is something surprising in the radioactive wreck that is the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant: opportunity. To clean it up, Japan will have to develop technology and expertise that any nation with a nuclear reactor will one day need. Eyeing dozens of aging reactors at...
03/07/14 07:45 AM
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Federal regulators say Dominion Virginia Power's two nuclear power plants operated in a manner that preserved public health and safety in 2013. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission said it sent year-end inspection letters for Dominion's North Anna and Surry nuclear power...
By Steve Doty | 02/25/14 02:18 PM
Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said Tuesday he believes a nuclear-free world is unrealistic and other countries will not follow the United States' lead on disarming.
02/25/14 01:15 AM
TOKYO (AP) — Japan unveiled its first draft energy policy since the Fukushima meltdowns three years ago, saying nuclear power remains an important source of electricity for the country. The draft presented Tuesday to the Cabinet for approval expected in March, said Japan's nuclear energy...
02/24/14 04:45 PM
BUCHANAN, N.Y. (AP) — One of the reactors at the Indian Point nuclear power plant in the New York suburbs has been shut down for a planned refueling. Owner Entergy Corp. said the refueling outage for what's called the Indian Point 2 reactor began at 1 a.m. Monday and will likely last about a...
02/20/14 08:01 AM
TOKYO (AP) — Highly radioactive water has overflowed from a storage tank at Japan's crippled nuclear power plant, but the operator said Thursday it did not reach the Pacific Ocean. Tokyo Electric Power Co. said the leak involved partially treated water from early in the disaster at the plant,...
By Zack Colman | 02/19/14 02:25 PM
The Energy Department announced Wednesday that it is closing on a multibillion-dollar federal loan guarantee to help finance construction of the first new nuclear reactors in the United States in more than three decades. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said his department will finalize $6.5...
By Matthew Daly | 02/19/14 08:27 AM
The Energy Department is poised to approve $6.5 billion in federal loan guarantees for the first nuclear power plant built from scratch in this country in more than three decades.
02/18/14 09:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Energy Department is poised to approve $6.5 billion in federal loan guarantees for the first nuclear power plant built from scratch in this country in more than three decades. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz was expected to announce final approval of the deal at a speech...
02/18/14 06:45 PM
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Whistle-blower Donna Busche, who raised safety concerns at the nation's most polluted nuclear weapons production site, was fired Tuesday from her job at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. Busche's complaints are part of a string of whistle-blower and other claims related...
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