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  • FPL nuclear employee found intoxicated at St. Lucie County plant

    FPL nuclear employee found intoxicated at St. Lucie County plant
    Florida Power & Light's nuclear reactors received attention from regulators last week after a nuclear employee tested positive for alcohol and two of the reactors made a list of 27 that may need upgrades to withstand earthquakes. Alcohol test
  • Safety violation charged at Calvert Cliffs

    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has charged Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant with a safety violation after an employee "deliberately became inattentive" — meaning he was caught napping — last year in the room housing diesel generators...
  • Calvert Cliffs wetlands permit approved

    The state Board of Public Works gave its unanimous approval Wednesday to a wetlands dredging permit for a company that hopes to build a third nuclear reactor at the Calvert Cliffs power plant in Southern Maryland, even though the project is far from...
  • Calvert Cliffs reactor challenge to be aired

    Federal regulators plan a hearing Jan. 26 on a challenge to a French company's bid to build a third reactor at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant, and will take public comments the day before. The Atomic Safety and Licensing Board will air...
  • EDF reaches settlement over proposed Constellation merger

    Exelon Corp. and Constellation Energy Group have won over French utility EDF, which agreed to drop its opposition to the proposed merger between the two energy giants after reaching a settlement, the companies announced Tuesday. While EDF's staunch...
  • 40 years later, toxic waste still haunts pockets of DuPage County

    40 years later, toxic waste still haunts pockets of DuPage County
    Lurking beneath the surface of the West Branch of the DuPage River are the remnants of radioactive contamination left behind by a factory that was shuttered almost four decades ago. The Rare Earths Facility in West Chicago not only was a major employer...
  • Laguna takes stand on San Onofre

    Laguna Beach will back San Clemente's appeals to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to ensure that San Onofre works to prevent a disaster similar to the one last year in Fukushima, Japan. The City Council on Feb. 7 voted 4 to 1 to send a letter to the...
  • State energy regulators to decide on Constellation merger

    State energy regulators to decide on Constellation merger
    Maryland energy regulators are expected to issue a decision Friday on the proposed sale of Constellation Energy Group to Chicago-based Exelon Corp. The decision comes after the state Public Service Commission launched an exhaustive review of the $7.9...
  • Nuclear agency approves Constellation sale

    The federal nuclear regulator approved Thursday the proposed sale of Constellation Energy Group to Chicago-based Exelon Corp. The decision by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission means the proposed $7.9 billion merger has two remaining regulatory hurdles to...
  • Constellation reports 4Q loss

    Constellation Energy Group, which is selling itself to Exelon Corp., reported a loss Friday in the fourth quarter, what is expected to be the energy giant's last earnings release as a publicly traded Baltimore company. Its earnings came out before the...
  • Nuclear regulators do not fine Calvert Cliffs for security violation

    Federal regulators have declined to impose a civil penalty against Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in Southern Maryland after determining that an unspecified security violation had taken place at the facility. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission said in...