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Nuclear Energy Institute

Why Is the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Undervaluing American Lives?

Elliott Negin | Posted 05.22.2016 | Green
Elliott Negin

If the NRC's cost-benefit analyses were more in line with other federal agencies' calculations, electric utilities would have to make their nuclear plants safer.

Exelon's Nuclear Oops: Washington D.C. Resists Pepco Merger

Connor Gibson | Posted 05.06.2016 | Green
Connor Gibson

Exelon's ultimate goal: Force Pepco's customers, including the people of Washington, D.C., to subsidize Exelon's expensive nuclear power plants in other states. D.C. residents have until May 26 to submit comments to the Public Service Commission.

ALEC Gets Gift From Nuclear Energy Institute

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

The American Legislative Exchange Council, known for churning out industry-friendly legislation, received $10,000 from the Nuclear Energy Institute last year, according to a new tax filing obtained by the Center for Public Integrity.

U.S. Nuclear Regulator Lets Industry Write Rules

ProPublica | John Sullivan | Posted 06.13.2011 | Green

ProPublica's John Sullivan reports:In the fall of 2001, inspectors with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission were so concerned about possible corrosion a...

Japan Notwithstanding, Few in Washington Will Ever Dare say No to Nuclear Energy

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The nuclear energy industry has perfected its financial marriage of convenience with the government over the past decade. And with the perennial scare of energy source depletion, few in Washington will ever dare say no to it.