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Nuclear Giant Exelon Blasts Wind

Elliott Negin | Posted 06.07.2014 | Politics
Elliott Negin

Exelon's brazenly dishonest campaign against wind and other renewables has outraged environmentalists and nuclear watchdog groups. But it also has aroused the ire of some of its own industry fraternity members.

Nuclear Giant Exelon Launches Front Group to Cover Its Assets

Elliott Negin | Posted 06.10.2014 | Green
Elliott Negin

Nuclear Matters is just the latest gambit of a very powerful political player. Over the last five years, Exelon has spent millions on political candidates and tens of millions on lobbying, and has taken advantage of its close ties with the Obama administration to weaken or stymie stronger nuclear plant safeguards.

Is Nuclear Energy a Fuel with a Future?

Andy Mannle | Posted 12.28.2011 | Green
Andy Mannle

Without a major breakthrough, it seems safe to say nuclear will never be cheaper than coal or natural gas; nor will it be as safe, clean, and attractive to consumers and investors as renewables.

Paul Blumenthal

Corporations Try To Listen To Political Spending Outrage

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON -- Four miles north of the occupied Zuccotti Park, where protesters have urged an end to corporate influence in politics, business...

GOP Leaders Resume the Worst Attack on Public Health Safeguards in History

Frances Beinecke | Posted 11.20.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Expanding the clean economy isn't about scoring ideological points for one side or the other. It's about helping the entire nation win.

Weekly Mulch: Saying no to the nuclear option

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger Faced with the nuclear crisis in Japan, governments around the world are confronting the vulnerabilities of ...

Nuclear CEO On Clean Energy: 'I'm Asking That Congress Do Nothing'

AP | By MATTHEW DALY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The CEO of the nation's biggest nuclear power producer says Congress should get out of the way as the nation moves toward natural gas an...

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...

'Tis the Season for Greening Wall Street

Mindy S. Lubber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mindy S. Lubber

'Tis the season for low expectations on climate change and other global sustainability challenges. Yet there's no reason to think our stockings will forever be stuffed with coal.

ComEd Offers State $500M In Exchange For Rate Hike

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A bizarre case of corporate quid pro quo came to light in Springfield late Tuesday, as Commonwealth Edison offered a sort of reverse bailout to the st...

West Pullman Solar Plant Sets Example For Illinois Green Energy

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

At a former industrial site on Chicago's South Side, more than 32,000 solar panels slowly tilt every few minutes, following the sun as it moves across...

Laura Bassett and Ryan Grim

Lindsey Graham Took Big Money From Energy Donors In First Quarter

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett and Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) jilted his climate-change partners this week, he abandoned more than a few senators and the White House. He also lef...

NJ Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant Owners Threaten Closure

AP | WAYNE PARRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Owners of the nation's oldest nuclear power plant are threatening to shut it down rather than build cooling towers mandate...

Task Force Drops the Ball; State Senate Votes to Open the Door for New Nuclear Plants in Illinois

Jimmy Seidita | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jimmy Seidita

The Illinois State Senate passed a potentially catastrophic bill lifting the current moratorium on new nuclear power plants with no input from the Nuclear Issues Task Force.

How Do You Say "Oh Crap!" in Chinese?

Alexia Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Alexia Parks

If the American coal industry could sell outdated, pollution-spewing, coal-fired power plants to China, could the nuclear power industry do the same thing?

More Questions About the US Chamber's Membership Number Claim

Pete Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Pete Altman

With more voices saying clearly that US Chamber of Commerce does not represent them, the Chamber's membership numbers are looking more and more questionable.

Climate Controversy Damages Chamber's Reputation

Pete Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Pete Altman

The Chamber's tone-deaf response to the situation is contributing to reputation damage that is hurting the organization's credibility.

The US Chamber's Continuing Climate Credibility Crisis

Pete Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Pete Altman

If the media briefing late last week was supposed to make things better for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in the face of an onslaught of major defections over its climate extremism, it didn't.

US Chamber's Influence and Credibility on the Decline

Pete Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Pete Altman

One reason for the Chamber's decline may be the result of what the Chamber's positioning communicates to businesses and lawmakers alike.

Chamber Of Commerce Sues Yes Men Over Climate Change Policy Prank

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce filed a civil complaint on Monday against members of a liberal activist group who staged a news confer...

Turning Up the Pressure on the U.S Chamber of Commerce

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Nelson

Companies should only be members of the Chamber of Commerce if they support hyper-conservative anti-regulatory policies across the board, and aren't afraid to show it.

The Incredible Shrinking U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

It turns out that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce only has 300,000 members, not the more than 3 million it claimed to represent just a day ago.

Braidwood Nuclear Reactor Shuts Down

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

BRACEVILLE, Ill. (AP) -- A Will County nuclear reactor has shut down after electrical power flowing into its station was interrupted. Exelon Corp. sa...

Nation's Largest Urban Solar Power Plant Gets Council Approval

Chicago Public Radio | Gabriel Spitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A Chicago-based utility has moved closer to building the nation's largest urban solar power plant It would go on the city's South Side - but a big que...

Ryan Grim

Internal Memo: Nuclear Power Company Could Make A Billion A Year From Climate Change Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Exelon, the nation's largest nuclear power company, stands to rake in roughly an extra $1 billion to $1.5 billion a year if the House climate change b...