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  • Huge Alaska quake could unleash strong California tsunami, study says

    Huge Alaska quake could unleash strong California tsunami, study says
    Monday's 7.9 magnitude earthquake turned out to be too deep to cause a tsunami on the West Coast of the United States. But seismic experts have long warned that a massive quake in Alaska could cause damaging wave activity along the California coast....
  • Quinn signs Band-Aid fix for solar

    Quinn signs Band-Aid fix for solar
    Gov. Pat Quinn said he will sign legislation Saturday to free up $30 million for the purchase of solar energy for Illinois electricity customers, a move expected to help the state catch up on its lagging renewable energy goals. “Thousands of...
  • PPL merger would be with company founded by former executives of Goldman Sachs

    PPL merger would be with company founded by former executives of Goldman Sachs
    Thirty-five years ago, when a New Jersey-based outfit called General Public Utilities was irresponsibly cutting corners to increase profits, an Allentown-based outfit known as PP&L was emerging as one of nation's best-run utility companies. GPU, the...
  • EPA: Carbon rules could ensure nuclear power's survival

    EPA: Carbon rules could ensure nuclear power's survival
    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy said Tuesday that the federal agency's proposed carbon rules are designed to boost nuclear plants that are struggling to compete. “There are a handful of nuclear facilities that because...
  • Ratepayers complain about San Onofre proposal

    After the San Onofre nuclear power plant closed earlier than expected last year, some residents say they've been kept in the dark — at least when it comes to information. Community members sounded off on a proposed settlement agreement related to...
  • Iranian negotiator upbeat about latest nuclear talks

    Iranian negotiator upbeat about latest nuclear talks
    An Iranian nuclear negotiator offered an upbeat assessment of ongoing international nuclear talks during a news conference for Iranian journalists, but said a preliminary text for a comprehensive agreement may include hundreds of points of dispute,...
  • Letters: The environment and the GOP

    Re “Obama's Keystone trap,” Opinion, April 22 Jonah Goldberg has a point. On one side there are the global warming deniers; on the other are the hard-line environmental activists. One side refuses to accept there is a problem; the other...
  • U.S. electricity prices may be going up for good

    U.S. electricity prices may be going up for good
    As temperatures plunged to 16 below zero in Chicago in early January and set record lows across the eastern U.S., electrical system managers implored the public to turn off stoves, dryers and even lights or risk blackouts. A fifth of all power-...
  • Millstone Workers Voting On Whether To Join Union

    About 425 workers at Millstone Power Station began voting Wednesday and will continue voting Thursday on joining the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. But the outcome of the election won't be known for some time, as the ballots probably...
  • The horses of Fukushima were ordered slaughtered after the nuclear disaster, but one rancher resists

    The horses of Fukushima were ordered slaughtered after the nuclear disaster, but one rancher resists
    The 2011 Fukushima disaster spelled doom for the region's horses, ordered to slaughter after they were exposed to radiation. But in a new documentary, one stubborn rancher resists... Horses are part of a thousand-year tradition at Fukushima, the...
  • Iran's rising oil sales won't affect nuclear talks, U.S. says

    ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — As they prepared to resume nuclear negotiations with Iran, U.S. officials insisted that a surge in Iranian oil sales and talk of big Iran-Russia petroleum deals posed no threat to the oil sanctions program on Iran....