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Peninsula Clean Energy board rejects PG&E nuclear credits via The Daily Journal

By Curtis Driscoll Daily Journal staff Peninsula Clean Energy has accepted hydropower allocation credits but rejected similar ones for nuclear power from PG&E after the board expressed concern about associating with the controversial energy source but, in doing so, it … Continue reading

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Three Mile Island closure looms after third failed bid via York Dailey Record

For the third year in a row, Three Mile Island failed to secure a crucial contract to sell its electricity, increasing the possibility that the plant will soon close. The plant is allowed to remain open through 2034. However, Exelon will decide by … Continue reading

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Nuclear plant owners expand search for financial rescue via AP

[…] Perhaps nuclear power’s biggest nemesis is the cheap natural gas flooding the market from the northeast’s Marcellus Shale reservoir, the nation’s most prolific gas field. Meanwhile, electricity consumption hit a wall after the recession, while states have emphasized renewable … Continue reading

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Beyond Nuclear report reveals Peach Bottom leak is part of pattern via Beyond Nuclear

A groundwater monitoring well at the Peach Bottom nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania that tested positive in April 2015 for significant levels of tritium contamination is just the latest example of a decades-long pattern of leaking nuclear reactors and a … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Nuclear Reactor Shut Down After Water Leak via Bloomberg

PPL Susquehanna LLC said today it shut down a reactor at its nuclear plant near Berwick, Pennsylvania, to address “a small water leak” discovered inside the unit’s concrete containment structure. Though the leak is small enough to continue operating the … Continue reading

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Radioactive fracking debris triggers worries at dump sites via TribLive

When a garbage truck from a shale gas well set off radiation detectors at a South Huntingdon landfill on April 19, it drew attention from township officials. But they aren’t the only ones watching what’s become a growing issue all … Continue reading

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【videos and images】Under the Radar: Radioactive frack waste via Shale Reporter

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Inspection team headed to Pa. nuclear plant via USA Today

BERWICK, Pa. (AP) — Federal regulators are examining a nuclear plant in northeastern Pennsylvania following three unexpected shutdowns. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission sent an inspection team to the Susquehanna power plant on Monday. The most recent shutdown occurred Dec. 19 … Continue reading

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