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Pilgrim Nuclear, Holtec Safety Lies: Diane Turco, Cape Downwinders via Nuclear Hotseat

Libbe HaLevy Listen Here: Audio Player00:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Podcast: Download This Week’s Featured Interview: Diane Turco is Director of the Cape Downwinders on Cape Cod, a group that’s been fighting against the Pilgrim nuclear power reactor … Continue reading

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‘A combination of failures:’ why 3.6m pounds of nuclear waste is buried on a popular California beach via The Guardian

[…] But for all the good vibes and stellar sunsets, beneath the surface hides a potential threat: 3.6m lb of nuclear waste from a group of nuclear reactors shut down nearly a decade ago. Decades of political gridlock have left … Continue reading

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85% of Special Decontamination Area remained contaminated Fukushima Daiichi decommissioning road map unachievable – a new plan is inevitable via Greenpeace Japan

[…] “Successive governments during the last ten years, and largely under prime minister Shinzo Abe, have attempted to perpetrate a myth about the nuclear disaster. They have sought to deceive the Japanese people by misrepresenting the effectiveness of the decontamination … Continue reading

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NY AG files lawsuit to support complete removal of Indian Point nuclear power facility via ABC50 Now

by: Isabella ColelloPosted: Jan 22, 2021 / 04:24 PM EST / Updated: Jan 22, 2021 / 04:24 PM EST NEW YORK (WWTI) — A lawsuit was filed on Friday in regards to the complete dismantling of Indian Point. On behalf of New York State, New … Continue reading

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New nuclear plant could rise at site of former one in NJ via Associated Press

LACEY, N.J. (AP) – The company that’s in the process of mothballing one of the nation’s oldest nuclear power plants says it is interested in building a new next-generation nuclear reactor at the same site in New Jersey. Holtec International … Continue reading

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Eric Epstein: Three Mile Island cleanup must be fully funded via TribLIVE

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) recently granted approval for the transfer of the license of Three Mile Island Unit-2 (TMI-2) from FirstEnergy, a public utility, to TMI-2 Solutions, a limited liability corporation based in Utah. The NRC approved the license transfer without … Continue reading

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Emptying of Spent Fuel Pool Next Step at Shuttered Nuclear Plant via The Sand Paper.net

December 20, 2020 By Gina G. Scala […] The agreement comes after a strained relationship between the company and the township led to legal action. Since 1969, Lacey Township has been the host community to Oyster Creek, once the oldest … Continue reading

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Work begins soon on dismantling Duke Energy’s Crystal River nuclear plant via Tampa Bay Times

The utility’s contractor began the decommissioning process this fall, which will ramp up in 2021. By Malena Carollo CRYSTAL RIVER — Decommissioning of Duke Energy Florida’s nuclear plant is finally underway. Accelerated Decommissioning Partners — Duke Energy’s decommissioning contractor — began … Continue reading

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Shutdown of Iowa’s only nuclear power plant will mean less cancer via Des Moines Register

By Joseph Mangano The Duane Arnold shutdown, at a time when safe, renewable wind power is growing rapidly, means a healthier future for Iowans. The derecho that slammed Iowa on Aug. 10 damaged the Duane Arnold nuclear reactor near Cedar … Continue reading

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Holtec Settles Legal Battle with Massachusetts Over $1B Nuclear Plant Cleanup via ENR

Massachusetts officials have dropped a lawsuit against Holtec International, now site owner and intended cleanup manager of the closed Pilgrim Nuclear Plant near Plymouth that allows the $1.13 billion-decontamination and decommissioning of the 670-MW site to move forward to be … Continue reading

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