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  • License denied for proposed Calvert Cliffs nuclear reactor

    License denied for proposed Calvert Cliffs nuclear reactor
    Federal regulators denied a license Thursday to the French-controlled company for a proposed third nuclear reactor at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in Southern Maryland, giving the company 60 days to find a U.S. partner. At the end of those 60...
  • Calvert Cliffs nuclear power project facing 60-day deadline

    Calvert Cliffs nuclear power project facing 60-day deadline
    Once promoted as the vanguard of a "nuclear renaissance," a proposed new reactor at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in Southern Maryland now faces a major new roadblock, with federal regulators threatening to shelve the troubled $9.6 billion...
  • Plans being drawn up for another summer without San Onofre

    The organization responsible for overseeing California's power grid is developing plans to meet next summer's electricity needs in Southern California if the San Onofre nuclear plant remains offline, according to the Los Angeles Times. The plant's outage...
  • 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...
  • San Onofre reactor unit could safely be fired up at full power, Edison says

    San Onofre reactor unit could safely be fired up at full power, Edison says
    Southern California Edison submitted an analysis to federal regulators showing that one of the two reactor units at the shuttered San Onofre nuclear plant could operate safely at full power for almost a year. The plant has been shuttered since a steam...
  • Edison wants to restart one of San Onofre's nuclear reactors

    Edison wants to restart one of San Onofre's nuclear reactors
    Southern California Edison wants to restart one of the two reactors at its San Onofre nuclear plant, which has been shuttered for eight months over safety concerns, officials said Thursday. The plant's Unit 2 reactor was offline for routine inspections...
  • Utilities panel launches probe of troubled San Onofre nuclear plant

    Utilities panel launches probe of troubled San Onofre nuclear plant
    The California Public Utilities Commission has launched an investigation into the nine-month outage at the San Onofre nuclear plant, which could result in rates eventually being lowered or money refunded to customers of the energy companies that own the...
  • 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...
  • Natural Perspectives: How to bring that power to the people

    I would make a bad Amish person because I like electricity. So does Vic. We like it so much that we want to make sure that we keep receiving it, but we wonder where electrical power is going to come from in the future. As the population grows and we...
  • San Onofre units may see August restart date

    The earliest that Unit 2 and 3 at San Onofre could be restarted is the end of August, according to a June 15 Southern California Edison briefing at the facility attended by city officials. Mayor Jane Egly, City Manager John Pietig and Police Chief Paul...
  • California begins mapping future without nuclear power

    California begins mapping future without nuclear power
    California energy officials are beginning to plan for the possibility of a long-term future without the San Onofre nuclear plant. The plant's unexpected outage of nearly five months has had officials scrambling to put a plan in place to replace its power...