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U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

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  • 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...
  • Campaign for Onofre nuclear plant cleanup launched

    Campaign for Onofre nuclear plant cleanup launched
    Laguna Beach Mayor Bob Whalen last week sent letters to mayors of every Orange County city encouraging them to gather signatures from residents who want the spent fuel at the closed San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station removed as soon as possible. In...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Laguna Beach residents criticize San Onofre cleanup

    Laguna Beach residents criticize San Onofre cleanup
    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...
  • Exelon seeks OK to operate LaSalle nuclear plant until 2040s

     Exelon seeks OK to operate LaSalle nuclear plant until 2040s
    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...
  • Laguna group wants San Onofre nuclear fuel rods moved faster

    Laguna group wants San Onofre nuclear fuel rods moved faster
    A group of Laguna Beach residents wants the federal government to fast-track a plan to remove used fuel rods from the shuttered San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. The current plan would clean up the last remaining fuel about 35 years from now....
  • Mailbag: Where have all the news racks gone?

    There is a mysterious campaign going on against our local newspapers. They keep disappearing. We were surprised and disappointed to see that local newspapers are no longer available in the space between Anastasia and the Flea Market on Ocean Avenue. A...
  • 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...