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Minnesota House says no to new nuclear power plants

By MARTIGA LOHN , Associated Press A move to open Minnesota to future nuclear power plants fell short Thursday in the House, hurting the chances of any change this year. The vote was 72-60 ... read more

Review of nuclear reactor design to take 15 months longer

Federal review of a new nuclear reactor design will take 15 months longer than expected, although the impact on planned nuclear projects is expected to be minimal, according to the Nuclear Regulatory ... read more

Markey, Hall Question Pipe Leak at Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant

In letter to NRC, lawmakers call system for inspecting pipes at plants nationwide "profoundly inadequate." WASHINGTON, D.C. - Representative Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Chairman of the ... read more

White House science adviser says new nuclear plants likely

Washington (Platts)--30Apr2009 The White House science adviser on Thursday acknowledged that the US likely would build new nuclear power plants, but added that challenges to embracing nuclear power ... read more

At the Indian Point Nuclear Plant, a Pipe Leak Raises Concerns

May 2, 2009 By MATTHEW L. WALD WASHINGTON - The discovery of water flowing across the floor of a building at the Indian Point 2 ... read more

Constellation backing French power partner

Apr 29 - McClatchy-Tribune > Regional News - Elisha Sauers The Capital, Annapolis, Md. > > Constellation Energy Group officials said a joint venture with a > French power company ... read more