Nuclear energy regulation

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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January 09, 2018 - 6:14 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina lawmakers are returning for a session sure to be focused on how to help utility ratepayers recover from a multibillion-dollar nuclear construction debacle. The House and Senate officially begin their sessions at noon Tuesday. Both chambers have already started...
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January 08, 2018 - 1:44 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — House Republicans plan to open this year's legislative session by finding ways to protect consumers after a costly nuclear power plant debacle left South Carolinians billions of dollars out of pocket. House Majority Leader Gary Simrill told The Associated Press on Monday the...
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January 06, 2018 - 11:10 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — When they return to the Statehouse next week for this year's session, South Carolina lawmakers will be tasked with debates on ethics reform, the treatment of monuments on public grounds, even a bill considering the abandonment of daylight savings time. They'll also be trying...
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December 28, 2017 - 3:43 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. has formally asked federal authorities to let it withdraw its operating licenses for a failed nuclear reactor construction project. The utility, a subsidiary of SCANA Corp., announced Thursday it filed the request with the Nuclear...
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December 21, 2017 - 12:33 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the Georgia Public Service meeting about construction of new nuclear generators at a power plant (all times local): 12:25 p.m. An environmental group is slamming the decision to allow construction of a multi-billion-dollar nuclear plant to continue in east Georgia...
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December 21, 2017 - 10:25 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's utility regulators are allowing construction to continue on two new nuclear reactors, despite massive cost overruns for the multi-billion-dollar project. Thursday's decision by the state's Public Service Commission will shape the future of the nation's nuclear industry,...
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