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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Retirement: free meal with a spiel

    Like many people over 50, I regularly receive invitations to seminars held at pricey local restaurants. Typically, these invitations offer a free lunch or dinner along with a presentation on how to make the most of retirement income and assets. I've often...
  • Estimated Refund Of Up To $30 Million Heading To Connecticut Power Customers

    Estimated Refund Of Up To $30 Million Heading To Connecticut Power Customers
    Ruling that transmission rates in New England are too high, federal energy regulators have ordered Northeast Utilities, United Illuminating and other electric companies to issue an estimated $70 million in refunds to ratepayers. Of that, as much as $30...
  • Regulators Issue Final Approval For Frontier-AT&T Deal

    Regulators Issue Final Approval For Frontier-AT&T Deal
    Frontier Communications pocketed Wednesday the final regulatory approval it needs to wrap up its $2 billion acquisition of AT&T's wireline operations in Connecticut. The state Public Utilities Regulatory Authority affirmed the stipulations first...
  • Light penalties the norm for state utilities following fatal accidents

    Light penalties the norm for state utilities following fatal accidents
    On Feb. 9, 2011, natural gas from a cracked cast-iron pipe fueled a massive explosion that lit up the sky in Allentown, killing five people and destroying eight row homes at 13th and Allen streets. The explosion echoed another — just six months...
  • Feds admit PennEast Pipeline to streamlined review process

    Feds admit PennEast Pipeline to streamlined review process
    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has approved the PennEast Pipeline, a 108-mile natural gas transmission line that would bisect Northampton County, for a streamlined public input and government review process called pre-filing. "We believe that...
  • PennEast files documents with detailed route of proposed pipeline

    PennEast files documents with detailed route of proposed pipeline
    PennEast has upped the size of the natural gas pipeline it plans to route through Northampton County from the originally proposed 30-inch diameter to 36 inches. And it has filed a more detailed route that takes the pipeline through Moore Township,...
  • PennEast pipeline officials pull back from public meetings as opposition mounts in N.J.

    PennEast pipeline officials pull back from public meetings as opposition mounts in N.J.
    PennEast Pipeline is pulling back from sending its officials to appear at municipal meetings after a series of heavily attended public forums in New Jersey last week. Company officials are still scheduled to appear briefly Wednesday evening at a meeting...
  • Ethics watchdog agency to weigh fine for CalPERS board vice president

    Ethics watchdog agency to weigh fine for CalPERS board vice president
    California’s political watchdog agency will consider quadrupling a fine against newly reelected CalPERS board Vice President Priya Mathur for failing to file timely campaign finance reports for 2012 and 2013. The proposed penalty follows a...
  • Regulators Approve $2 Billion Frontier-AT&T Deal

    Regulators Approve $2 Billion Frontier-AT&T Deal
    Frontier Communications passed the final major hurdle in its pursuit of acquiring AT&T Connecticut's wireline operations Tuesday when utility regulators approved the $2 billion telecom deal. In its approval, the state Public Utilities Regulatory...