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Contamination from a nuclear cleanup forced a shutdown. Investigators want to know who is responsible

Published: 
Tue, 04/24/2018 - 12:21pm

As crews demolished a shuttered nuclear weapons plant during 2017 in central Washington, specks of plutonium were swept up in high gusts and blown miles across a desert plateau above the Columbia River.

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Utility customers win $775 million back from San Onofre deal criticized as lopsided against them

Published: 
Wed, 01/31/2018 (All day)

Plant owners and consumer attorneys have struck a bargain in the long-running dispute over who pays for the failure of the San Onofre nuclear plant.

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PG&E to close Diablo Canyon, California's last nuclear power plant

Published: 
Thu, 06/23/2016 (All day)

One of California’s largest energy utilities took a bold step in the 21st century electricity revolution with an agreement to close its last operating nuclear plant and develop more solar, wind and other clean power technologies.

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Is Nuclear Power the Answer?

Published: 
Sun, 11/17/2013 - 3:01pm
Category: 
Energy

A group of prominent climate scientists wrote a public letter calling on environmental groups to embrace the need for a new generation of nuclear power plants as a way of addressing the problems of climate change.