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U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

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  • NRC denies request for hearing on PPL transfer

    NRC denies request for hearing on PPL transfer
    Federal regulators have denied a request from a PPL Corp. retiree to hold a hearing on the licenses transfer for the Susquehanna nuclear power plant. On Monday, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission formally approved PPL's request to transfer the operating...
  • Inspectors sent to Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Plant after unplanned shutdown

    Inspectors sent to Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Plant after unplanned shutdown
    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission sent inspectors to Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Plant in Lusby to review problems related to an unplanned shutdown of both reactors last week, the federal agency said Monday. The reactors automatically shut down, as designed,...
  • Exelon: Company dismantling Zion nuclear plant is running out of money

     Exelon: Company dismantling Zion nuclear plant is running out of money
    The company dismantling the closed Zion nuclear plant on Lake Michigan is running out of money to finish the job, according to the site's owner, Chicago-based Exelon. The project, paid for with $800 million collected from state electric ratepayers...
  • New Nuclear Regulatory Commission Safety Report Details Millstone Violations

    WATERFORD – The Nuclear Regulatory Commission informed Millstone Power Station owner Dominion Resources Wednesday that it found four violations of very low safety significance during its most recent quarterly safety and compliance inspection, and...
  • PPL's Susquehanna license transfer to Talen on way to approval

    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will transfer ownership at PPL's Susquehanna nuclear power plant to Talen Energy Corp., one of the last remaining hurdles to complete the spinoff of the generating assets of PPL Corp. The NRC has notified company...
  • Diablo Canyon nuclear plant safe in earthquakes, PG&E says in report

    Diablo Canyon nuclear plant safe in earthquakes, PG&E says in report
    California’s last remaining nuclear power plant can safely withstand earthquakes, tsunamis and flooding, according to documents submitted by the owner of the Diablo Canyon plant to the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Pacific Gas &...
  • PUC approves PPL spinoff transactions

    PUC approves PPL spinoff transactions
    State regulators on Wednesday approved applications related to PPL Corp.'s plans to spin off its competitive energy supply business and combine it with generation assets owned by Riverstone Holdings to form a new company, Talen Energy. PPL sought...
  • Some fear PPL's plans for nuke plant

    Some fear PPL's plans for nuke plant
    While state regulators have signed off on some aspects of PPL Corp.'s plans to spin off its competitive energy supply business, the deal still hinges on another approval – one involving the Susquehanna nuclear power plant. When PPL Susquehanna...
  • Handling faulted of 'near miss' at Calvert Cliffs nuclear plant

    Handling faulted of 'near miss' at Calvert Cliffs nuclear plant
    A watchdog group has faulted the handling of a "near miss" incident at Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant last year, in which wind-driven snow triggered a series of malfunctions that shut both reactors down. It was the second weather-related outage in...
  • Haddam Residents Petition DEEP To Remove "Ugly Orange Barrier"

    HADDAM – The Connecticut River is frozen from bank to bank. But when the ice melts, residents don't want to see the bright orange barrier blocking access to the old discharge canal at the decommissioned Connecticut Yankee nuclear power plant....
  • Edison looking into best dry storage for Onofre's nuclear waste

    Edison looking into best dry storage for Onofre's nuclear waste
    Second of two parts on the storage of used radioactive fuel at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. A community group thrust the issue of storing nuclear fuel at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station into the spotlight in December when members...