| Dec 13, 2014
| 1:12 PM
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...
| 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...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 3:27 PM
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....
| Dec 18, 2014
| 1:26 PM
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...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 12:12 PM
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...
| 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....
| 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 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.