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  • Reid's departure renews talk of nuclear waste site in Nevada

    WASHINGTON ��The departure of Harry Reid after 2016 may boost chances to revive the moribund Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository in Nevada, a project the Senate minority leader has spent his career opposing.
  • Nuclear plant now being upgraded after Fukushima disaster

    At the fortified entrance of FirstEnergy's Beaver Valley nuclear power plant — before submitting to the background check, the metal detectors, the puffer machines and the scan of all personal belongings — employees and visitors pass by an...

    NRC says plant owner didn't note apnea on operator's license

    Federal regulators say the owners of a nuclear power plant in the New York suburbs failed to amend a reactor operator's license when the man developed sleep apnea. Apnea prevents restful sleep and causes drowsiness. Investigators found it caused a...

    Salem 1 nuclear reactor in southern NJ offline for repairs

    The Salem 1 nuclear reactor is offline while crews work to repair a cooling unit inside a containment building at the southern New Jersey facility. The South Jersey Times ( ) reports that the reactor in Lower Alloways Creek...

    EPA asks Army to examine alternatives to proving ground plan

    Federal environmental officials want the U.S. Army to explore alternatives to its plan to leave an estimated 160,000 pounds of depleted uranium projectiles in place at a former weapons testing site in southern Indiana that is now accessible to hunters....