RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

A collection of news and information related to U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission published by this site and its partners.

Top U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Articles

Displaying items 34-44
  • Leak at PPL nuke plant

    A water leak forced the shutdown of PPL Susquehanna nuclear power plant Unit 1 early Saturday morning. PPL Susquehanna, a subsidiary of PPL Corp. in Allentown, described the problem in a press release as "a small water leak inside the containment...
  • Regulators Take New Look At Millstone's 'Thermal Plume'

    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...
  • Feds sign off on PPL's Talen spinoff, with conditions

    Feds sign off on PPL's Talen spinoff, with conditions
    Federal regulators granted conditional approval Thursday to PPL Corp.'s plan to spin off its power plants and energy-marketing business and combine it with New York-based power generator Riverstone Holdings, to form a new entity called Talen Energy....
  • Laguna will ask feds to remove San Onofre nuclear fuel

    Laguna will ask feds to remove San Onofre nuclear fuel
    The Laguna Beach City Council is demanding that the federal government remove nuclear fuel from the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station — first to a temporary location until a permanent spot is identified. The council approved a resolution...
  • Hearing set on cooling system at FPL's Turkey Point nuclear plant

    Hearing set on cooling system at FPL's Turkey Point nuclear plant
    A citizens group is challenging approvals granted to Florida Power & Light Co. that raise the limit on water temperature in the canals that help cool FPL's Turkey Point nuclear plant in South Florida. The Atomic Safety and Licensing Board will hear oral...
  • Millstone 3 Nuclear Plant Shut Down For Refueling

    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....
  • Calvert Cliffs spent fuel storage okayed

    Calvert Cliffs spent fuel storage okayed
    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...
  • Calvert Cliffs nuclear plant to undergo increased federal scrutiny

    Calvert Cliffs nuclear plant to undergo increased federal scrutiny
    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. The Nuclear...
  • Harry Reid vs Yucca Mountain

    Harry Reid vs Yucca Mountain
    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...
  • Peach Bottom nuclear plant cited for security lapse

    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...
  • Watershed Council Joins Fight To Remove River Barrier In Haddam

    Watershed Council Joins Fight To Remove River Barrier In Haddam
    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. The Connecticut...