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  • Hurricane Sandy's impact on the Lehigh Valley: Power outages, damaged trees, closed roads

    Hurricane Sandy's impact on the Lehigh Valley: Power outages, damaged trees, closed roads
    Hurricane Sandy left the Lehigh Valley and Poconos regions in the dark and with a few less trees but with little damage compared to the beating suffered in neighboring New Jersey. The only death reported by local emergency and police officials as of...
  • San Onofre outage costs now more than $300 million

    San Onofre outage costs now more than $300 million
    The costs of the outage at the San Onofre nuclear plant continue to soar, but it remains unclear who will ultimately foot the bill. Edison International, the parent company of plant operator and majority owner Southern California Edison, reported its...
  • Nuclear regulators uphold ruling on Calvert Cliffs reactor project

    Nuclear regulators uphold ruling on Calvert Cliffs reactor project
    The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission upheld a decision Monday preventing a French company from building a third reactor at the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant in southern Maryland, but it offered glimmers of hope for the project's proponents. The...
  • UniStar appeals Calvert Cliffs reactor rejection

    UniStar Nuclear Energy has asked the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission to review the rejection of the French-controlled company's bid to build a third reactor at Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant. UniStar filed a petition Monday asking for a...
  • Residents speak up on San Onofre

    Residents speak up on San Onofre
    Money and power were on the agenda Thursday afternoon, as dozens of area residents weighed in at a California Public Utilities Commission hearing in Costa Mesa on whether to reopen two troubled units at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, and to...
  • Nuclear power is far from safe or carbon-free

    I became frightened when I read the commentary by Norman Meadow ("Nuclear blows away wind," Feb. 1). I wanted to say so much, but my thoughts were running way beyond the commentary. Just one example: The reactor at Chernobyl still contains enough...
  • Nuke Agency Explains Palisades Shutdown

    Nuke Agency Explains Palisades Shutdown
    A steam leak in a drain valve led to another shutdown of the Palisades Nuclear Plant in Covert on Sunday, according to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The leak rendered a steam generator inoperable, a situation that requires a shutdown. The shutdown...
  • Company: Wetland pipes may come out

    The Huntington Beach City Council unanimously approved a property owner's plan to remove three oil tanks from the city's southeastern area at Monday's meeting, concluding a lengthy process that was drawn out by two appeals last year. Plains All...
  • Palisades Nuclear Plant Service Restored

    Palisades Nuclear Plant Service Restored
    The Palisades Nuclear Plant is back online, the power plant has experienced other issues several times this year. A steam leak in a drain valve led to another shutdown of the Palisades Nuclear Plant in Covert on Sunday, according to the Nuclear...
  • Four reactors at Fukushima nuclear complex will have to be scrapped, utility chairman says

    Four reactors at Fukushima nuclear complex will have to be scrapped, utility chairman says
    The chairman of the utility that runs the crippled Fukushima power plant on Wednesday said the facility's four tsunami-battered reactors would have to be scrapped, and he apologized to the Japanese public for the nuclear disaster. Tsunehisa Katsumata,...
  • Radioactive water spilling into tunnels beneath Japanese nuclear plant; plutonium found in soil

    Radioactive water spilling into tunnels beneath Japanese nuclear plant; plutonium found in soil
    Highly radioactive water is building up in tunnels underneath at least three reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, impairing the ability of workers to reestablish power connections at the facility. Officials of the Tokyo Electric Power...