| Dec 9, 2014
| 2:53 PM
Exelon Corp. is asking the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to allow it to operate its LaSalle County nuclear plant until the 2040s.
The company's filing Tuesday with the commission sets off a two-year process that will determine if the plant can safely...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 9:55 PM
Saying that they don't want to spend decades living near nuclear waste, a group of Laguna Beach residents want the federal government to speed up its plan to remove spent fuel rods from the closed San Onofre nuclear facility.
As it stands, it will be 35...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 1:28 PM
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.
| Oct 31, 2014
| 2:48 PM
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...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 3:52 PM
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...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 4:50 PM
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.
| Oct 23, 2014
| 5:18 PM
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...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 8:48 AM
The Millstone 3 nuclear power plant in Waterford has been shut down for refueling, its owner, Dominion Resources Inc., said Monday.
The 1,233-megawatt reactor was shut full power early Friday, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said in a report....
| Sep 29, 2014
| 10:02 AM
WATERFORD — Ask a group of local anglers about the best spots to catch fish, and at least one is likely to mention the waters of Niantic Bay near where the Millstone Power Station discharges the water used to cool the plant.
The 2.2 billion...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 8:15 AM
I read with interest the commentary, "The nuclear option" (Aug. 26), in The Baltimore Sun, and I wanted to comment on just one aspect of this public pitch for nuclear power. The author omitted the fact that Constellation Energy made application to the U....
| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:03 AM
An environmental group filed a petition Tuesday seeking to shut down California's last remaining nuclear power plant until regulators have taken a more extensive look at its ability to withstand an earthquake.
The filing by Friends of the Earth came a...