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By Dan Murphy Efforts to keep Holtec, the Corporation that is charged with decommissioning Indian Point Power Plant, from dumping one million gallons of nuclear waste in the Hudson River, continue, with a bill to prohibit radiological discharges into the … Continue reading

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Nuclear plant along Lake Michigan will not reopen after federal application denied via Michigan Live

By  Marie Weidmayer | mweidmay@mlive.com COVERT TOWNSHIP, MI – A last-ditch effort to restart the Palisades Nuclear Plant has failed. The proposal to restart the nuclear power plant along Lake Michigan was contingent on approval from the federal government, which … Continue reading

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Holtec Commits to Not Discharging Contaminated Water into Cape Cod Bay via CapeCod.com

PLYMOUTH – Senator Ed Markey (D – MA) recently led a subcommittee field hearing in Plymouth where the CEO of Holtec International, the owner of Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station, said the company would not dump one million gallons of radioactive … Continue reading

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Cape Cod Bay in the Crosshairs — Holtec’s Reactor Waste Water Threat via Counterpunch

By John Laforge Still dreaming of a nuclear reactor that is clean, safe and cheap? Holtec Decommissioning International Corp. is trying to turn that dream to a nightmare. The newly minted subsidiary intends to dump roughly one million gallons radioactively … Continue reading

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A jilted Diablo Canyon contractor accuses PG&E of ‘reprehensible act.’ Is it sour grapes? via The Tribune

Holtec International, the company that has been providing Diablo Canyon with dry casks for storing spent radioactive fuel, is lashing out after it lost a contract to provide additional canisters for PG&E’s nuclear power plant in Avila Beach. “Bluntly stated, … Continue reading

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Worker Lockout Is New Worry at Nuclear Plant via The Provincetown Independent

NRC says radioactive releases from Pilgrim have always been at safe levels BY CHRISTINE LEGERE MAR 30, 2022 PLYMOUTH — There is more to worry about than the possible discharge of a million gallons of radioactive water from the Pilgrim Nuclear Power … Continue reading

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In fight over Holtec nuclear storage site, Native Americans appeal to one of their own via lohud

Nuclear waste canisters would come to New Mexico by barge and rail from shuttered nuclear plants like Indian Point in Buchanan and Oyster Creek in New Jersey and others where nuclear waste is housed. Adrian HeddenThomas C. Zambito Holtec International … Continue reading

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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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Employee Splashed With Radioactive Water at NJ Nuclear Power Plant via NBC New York

The employee was exposed to a radiation dose of less than 10 mrem, or millirem, which is about similar to getting a chest x-ray, according to Nuclear Regulatory Commission Officials say a Holtec employee was splashed with radioactive water in … Continue reading

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Get me to the cask on time via Beyond Nuclear International

Why won’t Holtec store its emergency cask on site at Oyster Creek? By Linda Pentz Gunter If a spent fuel storage cask at the Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station in New Jersey has a serious problem that requires additional containment, … Continue reading

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