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Michigan, Illinois take different paths on struggling nuclear plants via Midwest Energy News

Less than 24 hours after Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed off on a plan to subsidize two nuclear plants for billions of dollars over the next 10 years, energy companies in Michigan announced plans to close one of the state’s … Continue reading

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Fired Nuclear Power Plant Guards Win Case to Get Jobs Back via 5NBC Chicago

Security guards who said they were fired for raising concerns about the work environment at the nuclear generating station, Palisades Power Plant, on Lake Michigan can get their jobs back, according to the US Department of Labor. The Occupational Safety … Continue reading

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Ex-Guards Raise Concerns About Palisades Nuclear Plant via NBC5 Chicago

NRC Letter to Entergy Nuclear Operations But the Nuclear Regulatory Commission identified a “chilled work environment” within the plant’s security department after staff perceived that two supervisors were terminated after raising concerns and that security management was unresponsive to employees’ … Continue reading

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Fred Upton: Michigan Nuclear Plant Situation Is ‘Unacceptable’ via Huffington Post

COVERT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A southwestern Michigan congressman says the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant should remain offline until operators permanently fix a persistent water leak that triggered a weekend shutdown. Entergy Corp. shut the plant Sunday, one day after … Continue reading

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Feds downgrade Mich. nuclear plant over safety via ajc

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Federal regulators said Tuesday that safety violations at the Palisades nuclear power plant in southwestern Michigan had led them to downgrade the plant to a status held by just two others in the U.S. The Nuclear … Continue reading

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