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Point Beach owner seeks to run Wisconsin’s last nuclear plant for 80 years via Wisconsin State Journal

Chris Hubbuch The operator of Wisconsin’s only remaining nuclear power plant wants to keep the 50-year-old plant running through 2050. NextEra Energy submitted an application Monday to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission seeking to add 20 years to the licenses for … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Assembly to vote on lifting nuclear power moratorium via THOnline.com

MADISON, Wis. — The state Assembly is set to take up a bill that would lift Wisconsin’s moratorium on new nuclear power plants. Republicans who control the chamber placed the bill on Tuesday’s calendar during a meeting Thursday. Under current … Continue reading

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Rural Wisconsin Community Laments Nuclear Power Plant’s Closure via The New York Times

CARLTON, Wis. — Sprawled over 900 acres, the Kewaunee nuclear power plant in this corner of northeastern Wisconsin is an 18-story blue and white tangle of concrete buildings, metal pipes and — deep inside — racks containing spent radioactive fuel. … Continue reading

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Nuclear waste being hauled out of Wisconsin plant via LaCrosse Tribune

A massive project to remove decades-old radioactive waste from a western Wisconsin power plant is finally under way following five years of planning. The Dairyland Power Cooperative shut down its La Crosse Boiling Water Reactor in Genoa about 25 years … Continue reading

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