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Saga behind the Shoreham nuclear plant retold

Jun 13 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Mark Harrington Newsday, Melville, N.Y. > > Thirty years ago this month, more than 15,000 people converged on > Wading River on a ... read more

Funds to shut nuclear plants fall short

VERNON, Vt. (The Associated  Press) - Jun 17 - By DAVE GRAM and FRANK BASS Associated Press Writers The companies that own almost half the nation's nuclear reactors are not setting aside enough ... read more

Going Nuclear: Is France Really the Example to Follow?

June 15, 2009 By Keith Johnson When it comes to promoting nuclear power, even the folks who brought you "liberty fries" are happy to emulate the French. That's because France gets ... read more

Expansive Energy Bill Advances In Congress

Environmentalists Criticize Standards, Offshore Drilling By Steven Mufson Washington Post Staff Writer Thursday, June 18, 2009 A Senate energy bill was voted out of committee yesterday, but not ... read more

Big Nuke's Desperate Radioactive Hoax on Impoverished Ohio

By Harvey Wasserman Job-starved southern Ohioans are being promised a shiny new nuclear plant. But the announcement has come with a cruel reminder, and the scent of a desperate hoax.

Nuclear funds hit with losses

Money to close TMI, Peach Bottom units down a total of $203 million. Lancaster New Era Published: Jun 17, 2009 11:01 EST LANCASTER By AD CRABLE, Staff Writer The economic downturn has caused funds ... read more

European nuclear plant life extensions

Tue Jun 16, 2009 12:22pm EDT (Reuters) - Most nuclear power plants have a nominal design lifetime of up to 40 years but many have been approved to operate for longer. The possibility of component ... read more