Production facility outages

FILE - This 2010 file photo shows Exelon Corp.'s Oyster Creek Generating Station, a nuclear power plant in Lacey Township, N.J. America’s oldest nuclear power plant is shutting down Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. (Peter Ackerman/The Asbury Park Press via AP, File)
September 17, 2018 - 1:06 pm
LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — America's oldest nuclear power plant has shut down as planned. Officials at the Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station in New Jersey say the plant went offline at noon Monday. Oyster Creek went online Dec. 1, 1969, the same day as the Nine Mile Point Nuclear Generating...
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Police, in blue with yellow uniform, search for missing persons around a house destroyed by a landslide after a powerful earthquake in Atsuma town, Hokkaido, northern Japan, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. Several people were reported missing in the nearby the town, where a massive landslide engulfed homes in an avalanche of soil, rocks and timber. (Masanori Takei/Kyodo News via AP)
September 06, 2018 - 11:35 am
SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — A powerful earthquake Thursday on Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido triggered dozens of landslides that crushed houses under torrents of dirt, rocks and timber, prompting frantic efforts to unearth any survivors. At least nine people were killed, Prime Minister...
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Buildings destroyed by a landslide block a road after an earthquake in Atsuma town, Hokkaido, northern Japan, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. Several people were reported missing in the nearby the town, where a massive landslide engulfed homes in an avalanche of soil, rocks and timber. (Masanori Takei/Kyodo News via AP)
September 06, 2018 - 2:53 am
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the powerful earthquake in northern Japan (all times local): 3:15 p.m. The utility operator on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido has restarted a thermal plant and small hydroelectric plants to restore power for some areas that lost electricity after a powerful...
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July 31, 2018 - 7:22 am
HOLLYWOOD, Ala. (AP) — A businessman says that he's assembled a group of nuclear engineering and construction firms to finish building an idled nuclear plant in northern Alabama in the next five or six years. Former Chattanooga, Tennessee developer Franklin Haney's company, Nuclear Development LLC...
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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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March 08, 2018 - 1:35 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Pressure is building to stop production of compounds found in the drinking water of a North Carolina city 100 miles (160 kilometers) from the chemical plant where they're made. Spokesmen for The Chemours Co. did not respond Thursday to an invitation to comment after Wilmington'...
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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...
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In this Feb. 1, 2018 photo, rescue workers prepare to rescue more than 900 miners from the Sibanye-Stillwater's Beatrix mine near Welkom, South Africa. The miners were brought to the surface Friday Feb. 2 2018 after a power failure, caused by a severe storm Wednesday had prevented lifts from bringing the night shift to the surface. (AP Photo)
February 02, 2018 - 5:13 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — At least 900 miners who were trapped in a South African gold mine for more than 24 hours after a power outage have been safely evacuated. The Sibanye-Stillwater company, which manages the Beatrix mine in Free State province, said Friday that the miners will have medical tests...
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October 18, 2017 - 6:33 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina textile plant is shutting down after more than 110 years of operation. The News & Record of Greensboro reports that Cone Denim announced in a news release on Wednesday that its White Oak plant in Greensboro will close by the end of the year. The plant...
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CORRECTS TO REMOVE REFERENCE OF FOOD CART- Military grade vehicles travel west on the east bound lanes of Interstate 10 in north Vidor, Texas, Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. While several parts of the city are flooded, the northern side received extensive damage. (Guiseppe Barranco/The Beaumont Enterprise via AP)
September 01, 2017 - 3:01 am
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Depression Harvey (all times local): 9:55 p.m. Authorities are raising Harvey's death toll to 39 almost a week after the storm slammed into the Texas coast. Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences spokeswoman Tricia Bentley said Thursday night that the...
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