Nuclear energy regulation

May 23, 2018 - 12:04 pm
SOUTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Legislation authorizing $300 million annually in ratepayer-financed assistance to rescue New Jersey's nuclear energy industry has been signed into law. Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy also signed a measure Wednesday aimed at strengthening New Jersey's renewable energy goals...
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FILE - This April 9, 2015, file photo shows the south portal of the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump near Mercury, Nev. The House is moving to approve an election-year bill to revive the mothballed nuclear waste dump at Nevada's Yucca Mountain despite opposition from home-state lawmakers. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
May 10, 2018 - 1:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Thursday approved an election-year bill to revive the mothballed nuclear waste dump at Nevada's Yucca Mountain despite opposition from home-state lawmakers. Supporters say the bill would help solve a nuclear-waste storage problem that has festered for more than three...
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May 09, 2018 - 7:18 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on two nuclear reactors abandoned during construction in South Carolina (all times local): 7:15 p.m. South Carolina senators have tentatively approved a bill to repeal a law that critics say led to the multibillion abandonment of two nuclear plants after 10 years of...
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May 09, 2018 - 12:14 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina lawmakers will come back in both May and June to deal with the budget and possible vetoes by the governor as well as bills dealing with the abandoned construction of two nuclear reactors. The Senate and House agreed Wednesday on a resolution allowing lawmakers...
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April 22, 2018 - 12:56 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A filing by the state attorney general's office says a law that allowed South Carolina Electric and Gas Co. to increase customers' bills nine time for two failed nuclear reactors is unconstitutional. The State newspaper in Columbia reports it's the first time the office has...
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President Donald Trump blows a whistle to start a race for the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
April 02, 2018 - 6:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration officials said Monday they're crafting a new legislative package aimed at closing immigration "loopholes," hours after the president called on Republicans in Congress to immediately a pass border bill using the "Nuclear Option if necessary" to muscle it...
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President Donald Trump stops to speak to members of the media as he arrives for Easter services with first lady Melania Trump at Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea in Palm Beach, Fla., Sunday, April 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 02, 2018 - 8:15 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and immigration (all times local): 7:45 a.m. President Donald Trump is calling for new border wall and immigration legislation, tweeting that moving to the "nuclear option" in the Senate is only way to muscle such a measure through Congress...
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Energy Secretary Rick Perry speaks at a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
March 16, 2018 - 5:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Russian government hacking operation aimed at the U.S. power grid did not compromise operations at any of the nation's power plants, federal regulators and the industry said Friday. Corporate networks at some of the 99 nuclear power plants licensed by the Nuclear Regulatory...
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February 21, 2018 - 11:11 am
WAYNESBORO, Ga. (AP) — A federal agency is seeking a $145,000 fine for safety violations by employees at the Plant Vogtle nuclear plant in Georgia. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission said in a news release Wednesday that investigators found at least 13 system operators on multiple occasions failed...
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, left, and Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, right, listen as President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 12, 2018 - 12:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday will extend waivers on Iran nuclear sanctions, keeping alive the landmark 2015 deal for at least another several months despite his past vows to scuttle the deal, officials said Three officials said the waivers will be accompanied by other,...
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