Nuclear energy regulation

August 17, 2018 - 7:28 am
HOPKINS, S.C. (AP) — Federal regulators say there are no plans to clean a uranium leak at a nuclear fuel plant in South Carolina. The State newspaper said the Nuclear Regulatory Commission states there are no plans for Westinghouse to clean some radioactive material that leaked from a pipe in 2011...
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July 25, 2018 - 9:05 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Federal regulators say radioactive uranium has leaked through the floor of a nuclear fuel plant in South Carolina but state health officials say they don't think the material has threatened water supplies. The State newspaper reported the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said the...
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July 16, 2018 - 2:38 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Federal regulators have given the first of several levels of approval to a Virginia-based power company's proposed merger with an embattled South Carolina utility after the failure of a multibillion-dollar nuclear project. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Friday...
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July 02, 2018 - 1:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department is suggesting some countries continuing to import Iranian oil could avoid sanctions after restrictions are set to be re-imposed in November. The restrictions follow the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal. Director for policy planning Brian Hook says...
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June 26, 2018 - 6:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bipartisan legislation introduced Tuesday calls for stringent congressional oversight of U.S. nuclear diplomacy with North Korea and any deal President Donald Trump strikes with Kim Jong Un. It comes two weeks after Trump met Kim at a historic summit in Singapore that yielded a...
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In this June 12, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Sentosa Island in Singapore. Trump credits his accord with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un with saving tens of millions from nuclear war. Now he just has to get everyone else on board. Frustrated with lukewarm backing from congressional Republicans, criticism from Democratic opponents, and skepticism from allies and the media, President Donald Trump made an extraordinary stop on the North Lawn of the White House Friday to promote the nuclear deal that critics have decried as a vague and lacking in clear objectives. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 16, 2018 - 5:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump credits his accord with North Korea's Kim Jong Un with saving tens of millions of people from nuclear war. Now he just has to get everyone else on board. Frustrated with lukewarm backing from congressional Republicans, criticism from Democratic opponents and...
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President Donald Trump meets with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Thursday, June 7, 2018. Abe is expected to make sure Trump doesn't overlook Japan's security and other concerns at next week's U.S.-North Korea summit. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 07, 2018 - 1:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday seized upon an investigation by Senate Republicans that found the Obama administration secretly tried to give Iran brief access to the U.S. financial system after the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. This would have sidestepped U.S. sanctions still in...
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FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, speaks during a news conference in Cincinnati. The Obama administration secretly sought to give Iran brief access to the U.S. financial system by sidestepping sanctions kept in place after the 2015 nuclear deal, despite repeatedly telling Congress and the public it had no plans to do so. That’s according to an investigation by Senate Republicans released June 6. “The Obama Administration misled the American people and Congress because they were desperate to get a deal with Iran,” said Portman, the subcommittee’s chairman. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, file)
June 06, 2018 - 7:45 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration secretly sought to give Iran access — albeit briefly — to the U.S. financial system by sidestepping sanctions kept in place after the 2015 nuclear deal, despite repeatedly telling Congress and the public it had no plans to do so. An investigation by Senate...
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June 01, 2018 - 1:43 pm
LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The owner of the nation's oldest nuclear power plant says it will cost $1.4 billion and take 60 years to shut down a site due to close in October. A subsidiary of Chicago-based Exelon Corp. recently filed its plan for the Oyster Creek plant. It will now be reviewed by...
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May 24, 2018 - 7:43 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — State regulators are questioning South Carolina Electric & Gas Co.'s statement that the utility could not release a report critical of construction of two nuclear reactors because the company planned to use the report to sue the chief contractor. The Office of Regulatory...
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