Daily Archives: 2014/12/10

Exelon seeks OK to operate LaSalle nuclear plant until 2040s via the Chicago Tribune

Exelon Corp. is asking the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to allow it to operate its LaSalle County nuclear plant until the 2040s. The company’s filing Tuesday with the commission sets off a two-year process that will determine if the plant can … Continue reading

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Your Life Is Worth $6 Million Less in a Nuclear Meltdown via Bloomberg

[…] Cost-Benefit Analysis The NRC’s lower value on American lives means that regulators have struggled to force nuclear operators to invest in safety infrastructure at plants under license. The U.S. is against a proposed European amendment to the Convention on … Continue reading

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