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Congress works to revive long-delayed plan to store nuclear waste in Yucca Mountain - MyFoxZone.com KIDY

News - Sun, 06/03/2018 - 20:16

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Congress works to revive long-delayed plan to store nuclear waste in Yucca Mountain
MyFoxZone.com KIDY
Congress selected Yucca Mountain in 1987 to become the nation's permanent repository for nuclear waste generated by utility power plants and the military. The government already has spent $15 billion studying the location, and the Energy Department ...

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Trump Orders 'Immediate Steps' to Boost Coal, Nuclear Plants - Memphis Daily News

News - Sun, 06/03/2018 - 20:15

American Spectator

Trump Orders 'Immediate Steps' to Boost Coal, Nuclear Plants
Memphis Daily News
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump on Friday directed Energy Secretary Rick Perry to take "immediate steps" to bolster struggling coal-fired and nuclear power plants to keep them open, calling it a matter of national and economic security. Trump ...
FirstEnergy's Swampy BailoutAmerican Spectator
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Retiring more nuclear plants could hurt Mass. climate goals - The Boston Globe

News - Sun, 06/03/2018 - 04:02

The Boston Globe

Retiring more nuclear plants could hurt Mass. climate goals
The Boston Globe
A reality check: Last year, solar panels and wind turbines generated less than 5 percent of the utility-scale electricity generated in Massachusetts. That's despite consistent state support for renewable power for the last two decades, and the amazing ...

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Germany targets the atom - POLITICO.eu

News - Sun, 06/03/2018 - 01:16

POLITICO.eu

Germany targets the atom
POLITICO.eu
But Germany's particular ire is focused on Belgium's 43-year-old Doel and Tihange nuclear power plants. Reactors in both were shut down in 2012 when hydrogen bubbles were found in their walls; they were deemed safe and restarted in late 2015. German ...

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Trump cites national security in effort to aid coal and nuclear power - PBS NewsHour

News - Sat, 06/02/2018 - 20:05

PBS NewsHour

Trump cites national security in effort to aid coal and nuclear power
PBS NewsHour
President Donald Trump this week ordered Energy Secretary Rick Perry to save less-profitable coal and nuclear plants from closure. A leaked draft memo lays out several proposals, including one to order the grid to buy power from these plants and set up ...
Trump Orders Perry to Stem Coal, Nuclear Power Plant ClosuresYahoo News
Trump Orders Action to Stem Coal, Nuclear Plant ShutdownsBloomberg
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Trump Orders Perry to Stem Coal, Nuclear Power Plant Closures - Yahoo News

News - Sat, 06/02/2018 - 15:53

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Trump Orders Perry to Stem Coal, Nuclear Power Plant Closures
Yahoo News
President Donald Trump ordered Energy Secretary Rick Perry to take immediate action to stem power plant closures in the name of national security, arguing that a decline in coal and nuclear electricity is putting the nation's grid at risk. "Impending ...
Trump Orders Action to Stem Coal, Nuclear Plant ShutdownsBloomberg
Coal stocks pop as Trump reportedly orders Perry to stop coal, nuclear power plant closuresCNBC
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Trump Orders 'Immediate Steps' To Save Coal And Nuclear Power Plants - 10News

News - Sat, 06/02/2018 - 12:40

10News

Trump Orders 'Immediate Steps' To Save Coal And Nuclear Power Plants
10News
President Donald Trump wants to stop coal and nuclear power plants from closing. He told Secretary of Energy Rick Perry to "prepare immediate steps to stop the loss of these resources." The president heralded the coal industry during his campaign and ...

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EDITORIAL: Giving new status to 30-km zones within nuclear plants - Asahi Shimbun

News - Sat, 06/02/2018 - 04:08

Asahi Shimbun

EDITORIAL: Giving new status to 30-km zones within nuclear plants
Asahi Shimbun
Electric utilities that operate nuclear power plants have a duty to respond with utmost sincerity to safety concerns among local governments and communities, especially cities and towns within 30-kilometer emergency planning zones. Utilities should ...
The US Has Lost the Nuclear RaceU.S. News & World Report
Wales' upcoming plant adds to global nuclear economy dominated by Asia and FranceCompelo

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Trump Orders 'Immediate Steps' To Save Coal And Nuclear Power Plants - WRTV Indianapolis

News - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 23:52

WRTV Indianapolis

Trump Orders 'Immediate Steps' To Save Coal And Nuclear Power Plants
WRTV Indianapolis
President Donald Trump wants to stop coal and nuclear power plants from closing. He told Secretary of Energy Rick Perry to "prepare immediate steps to stop the loss of these resources." The president heralded the coal industry during his campaign and ...

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Trump Orders 'Immediate Steps' To Save Coal And Nuclear Power Plants - NewsChannel5.com

News - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 23:52

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Trump Orders 'Immediate Steps' To Save Coal And Nuclear Power Plants
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President Donald Trump wants to stop coal and nuclear power plants from closing. He told Secretary of Energy Rick Perry to "prepare immediate steps to stop the loss of these resources." The president heralded the coal industry during his campaign and ...

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Trump calls for 'immediate action' to prevent coal, nuclear power plants from closing - ABC News

News - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 22:09

ABC News

Trump calls for 'immediate action' to prevent coal, nuclear power plants from closing
ABC News
The administration says the move will prevent coal and nuclear power plants critical to the electrical grid from closing, but opponents say the requirement is essentially a bailout for a dying industry that the president promised to save and will cause ...
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Trump calls for coal, nuclear power plant bailout - Politico

News - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 21:27

Politico

Trump calls for coal, nuclear power plant bailout
Politico
The White House called on Energy Secretary Rick Perry to take immediate steps to keep both coal and nuclear power plants running, backing Perry's claim that plant closures threaten national security. An administration strategy to do that laid out in a ...
DOE Plans to Order Guaranteed Profits for Coal, Nuclear Power PlantsGreentech Media
Trump orders action to stem shutdowns of coal and nuclear power plantsLos Angeles Times
Trump administration moves to keep failing coal and nuclear plants open, citing national securityCNBC
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Construction Delays Boost Cost Of Nuclear Power Plants By Up To 20%, Give Renewables Another Economic Advantage - CleanTechnica

News - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 21:19

CleanTechnica

Construction Delays Boost Cost Of Nuclear Power Plants By Up To 20%, Give Renewables Another Economic Advantage
CleanTechnica
Researchers from Imperial College London, the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, and the University of Minho have looked at the difference between the projected cost of nuclear power plants from 2010 to the present and compared them to the actual ...

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Trump administration to prop up coal, nuclear-power facilities - MarketWatch

News - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 20:12

Trump administration to prop up coal, nuclear-power facilities
MarketWatch
President Donald Trump has directed Energy Secretary Rick Perry to take steps to bail out "fuel-secure power facilities," the White House said in a statement Friday. The White House said impending retirements of such facilities are depleting a critical ...

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[UPDATED] Trump Administration to Force Purchases of Coal, Nuclear Power - POWER magazine

News - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 19:26

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[UPDATED] Trump Administration to Force Purchases of Coal, Nuclear Power
POWER magazine
A draft memo circulated by the Trump administration before the National Security Council urges federal action to force grid operators to buy power from uneconomic coal and nuclear plants. Bloomberg on May 31 first pointed to the existence of the 41 ...
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Oyster Creek nuclear power plant owners file $1.4 billion closing plan - Electric Light & Power

News - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 19:22

Electric Light & Power

Oyster Creek nuclear power plant owners file $1.4 billion closing plan
Electric Light & Power
LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The owner of the nation's oldest nuclear power plant says it will cost $1.4 billion and take 60 years to shut down a site due to close in October. A subsidiary of Chicago-based Exelon Corp. recently filed its plan for the ...
Owner of nation's oldest nuke plant files $1.4B closing planSacramento Bee

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Trump's Potential Coal, Nuclear Power Bailout 'Terrible Idea,' May Trigger Lawsuit, Says NGSA - Natural Gas Intelligence

News - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 18:42

Trump's Potential Coal, Nuclear Power Bailout 'Terrible Idea,' May Trigger Lawsuit, Says NGSA
Natural Gas Intelligence
In an unprecedented move, and a surprise for the oil and natural gas industry, the Trump administration is reportedly planning to order the nation's grid operators to purchase electricity or power generation capacity from struggling coal and nuclear ...

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Trump orders action to stem shutdowns of coal and nuclear power plants - Los Angeles Times

News - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 18:35

Los Angeles Times

Trump orders action to stem shutdowns of coal and nuclear power plants
Los Angeles Times
The members of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, most of whom were appointed by President Trump, have already thwarted one effort to bail out uneconomic power plants, killing a 2017 directive by Perry that sought to keep struggling facilities ...
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Trump Orders Perry to Stem Coal, Nuclear Power Plant Closures - Bloomberg

News - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 17:28

Bloomberg

Trump Orders Perry to Stem Coal, Nuclear Power Plant Closures
Bloomberg
Trump's directive comes as administration officials search for ways to extend the life of coal and nuclear power plants they argue provide reliable, always-on power capable of snapping back after intense storms and emergencies. The National Security ...
Trump administration aims to keep coal and nuclear plants open through rarely used federal powers: ReportCNBC
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