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  • Watershed Council Joins Fight To Remove River Barrier In Haddam

    Watershed Council Joins Fight To Remove River Barrier In Haddam
    HADDAM — A prominent environmental group is supporting the town in contesting a state permit allowing Connecticut Yankee to block access to a navigable inlet of the Connecticut River near its decommissioned nuclear power plant.
  • Peach Bottom nuclear plant cited for security lapse

    Federal regulators cited Exelon Generation Co. Monday for a "security-related vulnerability" in the on-site storage of old radioactive fuel at the Peach Bottom nuclear power plant 45 miles north of Baltimore. Federal regulators cited Exelon Generation...

    Harry Reid vs Yucca Mountain

    Harry Reid vs Yucca Mountain
    In 2010, President Barack Obama scrapped plans to turn Yucca Mountain into a nuclear waste repository, generally citing safety concerns. In truth, the president had Harry Reid concerns. The Senate majority leader from Nevada didn't want the nation's...

    Calvert Cliffs nuclear plant to undergo increased federal scrutiny

    Calvert Cliffs nuclear plant to undergo increased federal scrutiny
    The Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant will face increased regulatory oversight after an August finding that a miscalculation on the operators' part could have led to an unnecessary emergency response to an insignificant radiation leak. The Nuclear...

    Calvert Cliffs spent fuel storage okayed

    Calvert Cliffs spent fuel storage okayed
    Federal regulators announced Thursday that the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant may continue to keep its spent fuel at the southern Maryland plant for another 40 years. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission renewed permission for the plant's owner, Exelon...