Nuclear power generation

French President Emmanuel Macron waves to media as he shakes hand with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi before their meeting in New Delhi, India, Saturday, March 10, 2018. Macron who is on a four-day state visit is expected to hold talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and co-chair the Founding Conference of the International Solar Alliance. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
March 10, 2018 - 7:04 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — India and France pledged Saturday to work together to ensure freedom of navigation in the Indian Ocean and signed an agreement to expedite construction of a major nuclear power plant in India by a French company. After talks with French President Emmanuel Macron in New Delhi,...
Read More
March 09, 2018 - 1:05 pm
RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — A new report says mistakes and mismanagement are to blame for the exposure of workers to radioactive particles at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state. Contractor CH2M Hill Plateau Remediation Co. on Thursday released its evaluation of what went wrong in...
Read More
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...
Read More
FILE - In this May 11, 2015, file photo, Colt Killian, left, and Rob Cox manipulate radioactive material remotely behind a protective barrier at the Hot Fuel Examination Facility at the Idaho National Laboratory near Idaho Falls, Idaho. A federal judge says the U.S. Department of Energy doesn't need to make public documents involving spent commercial nuclear fuel shipments to eastern Idaho sought by former Idaho Gov. Cecil Andrus. (AP Photo/Keith Ridler, File)
February 07, 2018 - 6:40 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — U.S. officials don't have to provide details about proposed shipments of extremely radioactive spent commercial nuclear fuel to the country's top government nuclear research laboratory in Idaho, a federal court has ruled. The ruling was a major setback to a lawsuit filed by...
Read More
February 02, 2018 - 10:51 am
LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The oldest nuclear power plant in the United States will shut down in October, more than a year ahead of schedule. Chicago-based Exelon Generation says the Oyster Creek plant in Lacey Township, New Jersey, will close this fall. It had a deadline of Dec. 31, 2019, under...
Read More
February 01, 2018 - 12:24 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Power customers can expect to see their monthly residential electricity bills fall by an average of about $2.70, starting in April. The utility company said in a news release this week that customers will be paying $139 million less toward the expansion of the multi-billion...
Read More
In this June 30, 2014 photo, beachgoers play in the surf in Ship Bottom, N.J. New Jersey is trying again to end a decades-long conflict over who should be allowed to access the state's waterways and under what conditions with a new bill incorporating an ancient Roman legal concept into a current state law protecting public beach access. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
February 01, 2018 - 11:54 am
MANTOLOKING, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers are reaching back to the Roman empire in their latest effort to guarantee public access to the shoreline and end some shore towns' long history of trying to keep outsiders off their beaches. State lawmakers have introduced a new beach access bill that...
Read More
January 31, 2018 - 6:44 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch safety watchdog said Wednesday that cross-border cooperation with neighboring Germany and Belgium needs to be improved to ensure the nations are properly prepared to deal with a nuclear accident that could impact all three countries. The Dutch Safety Board...
Read More
FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2007 file photo, Robert "Bob" Murray, founder and chairman of Cleveland-based Murray Energy Corp., arrives at a news conference at the entrance to the Crandall Canyon Mine, in northwest of Huntington, Utah. In the early days of the Trump administration, Murray, the head of one of America’s largest coal companies sent a four-page “action plan” to the White House calling for rollbacks of key environmental and mine safety regulations he claimed would help revive the struggling mining industry. A review by The Associated Press of that March 1, 2017, plan shows Murray, an early Trump campaign supporter, has gotten about half the items on his wish list. Still others, such as eliminating federal tax credits for wind turbines and solar panels, failed to win approval in Congress. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
January 10, 2018 - 5:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the early days of the Trump administration, the head of one of America's largest coal companies sent a four-page "action plan" to the White House calling for rollbacks of Obama-era environmental and mine safety regulations. "We have listed our suggested actions in order of...
Read More
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...
Read More

Pages