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4.2 Million New 'Green' Jobs Possible

October 1, 2008 Associated Press - by H. Josef Hebert, AP Writer WASHINGTON - A major shift to renewable energy and efficiency is expected to produce 4.2 million new environmentally friendly ... read more

Financial Crisis Could Dent Nuclear Plant Growth

October 2, 2008 Associated Press - By GREG KELLER PARIS (AP) - Growth in the construction of new nuclear plants worldwide is  at risk because of the global financial crisis, U.S. Energy ... read more

Huge TVA Electric Rate Increase Takes Effect

September 30, 2008 The Associated Press, by Duncan Mansfield KNOXVILLE, Tenn.  - The Tennessee Valley Authority's largest electric rate increase in more than three decades takes effect ... read more

PGE Responds to OPUC Order on Trojan Costs

September 30, 2008 Business Wire PORTLAND, Ore., - The Oregon Public Utility Commission (OPUC) today ordered Portland General Electric (PGE) (NYSE:POR) to refund $33.1 million to customers.

Mass AG appeals NRC decision on Nuclear Plant

September 30, 2008 The Associated Press BOSTON - State attorney general Martha Coakley is appealing a decision by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission that affects the re-licensing of Pilgrim ... read more

Reactors Prone to Long Closings, Study Finds

New York Times By Matthew L. Wald September 18, 2006 WASHINGTON - An analysis of nuclear reactors by a safety group has found that they are prone to costly, lengthy shutdowns for safety ... read more

New Friends of the Earth Ad Ties Nuclear Loan Guarantees to Bush Bailout

Press Release - Friends of the Earth Contact:  Nick Berning, 202-222-0748 Loan guarantees sought by nuclear industry for reactor construction amount to ‘preemptive bailout,' with expected ... read more