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Storm Forces Nuclear Power Plant To Shut Down Unit

AP | RAY HENRY | Posted 12.29.2012 | Green

ATLANTA — Superstorm Sandy forced three nuclear reactors to close by playing havoc with cooling water and electrical lines, but the nuclear indu...

Inviting Atomic Catastrophe

Karl Grossman | Posted 08.05.2012 | Green
Karl Grossman

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission will be holding a meeting this week to consider having nuclear power plants run 80 years -- although they were never seen as running for more than 40 years.

Nuclear Power's Green Mountain Grassroots Demise

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 05.20.2012 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

If the citizens of Vermont can shut Yankee, a dam will be breached and the post-Fukushima power of a rising grassroots tsunami will be made tangible. Solartopia will be that much closer.

Oldest Nuclear Power Plant In U.S. To Close 10 Years Early

AP | WAYNE PARRY and ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

TRENTON, N.J. — Electricity company Exelon said Wednesday it will close the nation's oldest nuclear power plant in 2019 – 10 years earlier...

Is the "Nuclear Renaissance" Dead Yet?

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

It is now clearer than ever that atomic energy cannot compete. After a half-century this technology still can't face the prospect of full liability for the disasters it might impose.