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A Nuclear Plant That Leaked 400,000 Gallons of Radioactive Water Will Be Shut Down After Second Incident via NBC News

Erik Ortiz/NBC News The owner of one of Minnesota’s two nuclear power plants said it will temporarily power down the facility Friday to repair a recurring leak of radioactive water discovered this week, occurring as state regulators had been monitoring … Continue reading

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Plans to retire coal plants in Minnesota could rely on extending nuclear power via StarTribune

Nobody knows the future of wind and solar power, but experts agree the technology isn’t there yet to rely on those resources alone.  By  Greg Stanley Xcel Energy’s race to retire coal plants and remove carbon emissions from the state’s power … Continue reading

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Prairie Island tribe seeks action on nuclear waste via Star Tribune

The long debate over storing radioactive waste next to the Prairie Island nuclear power plant is boiling up again with an old question: Is the waste ever going away? The 882-member Indian tribe whose southeastern Minnesota land adjoins the Prairie … Continue reading

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