Bird Poop Likely Causes Nuclear Power ShutdownAn errant bird dropping appears to have caused the temporary shutdown of part of the Indian Point nuclear plant in upstate New York.
Supreme Court Seems Divided Over EPA Mercury LimitsThe Supreme Court's conservative justices cast doubt Wednesday on the Obama administration's first-ever regulations aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.
Nuclear Power Industry Quietly Marks 35th Anniversary of TMI Disaster“State police in Harrisburg have been called to the Three Mile nuclear plant…” said a KYW Newsradio announcer on the historic morning of March 28th, 1979.
Inspectors Dispatched To Susquehanna Nuclear Plant After 3 Unexpected ShutdownsFederal regulators began examining a nuclear plant in northeastern Pennsylvania on Monday following three unexpected shutdowns, but the facility's operator said it is safe and stable.
Federal Regulators Approve 20-Year Extension For Hope Creek Nuke Plant in NJThe Nuclear Regulatory Commission has, as expected, approved a 20-year license renewal for the third of three facilities operated by PSEG Nuclear in Salem County, NJ.
Christie Says NJ Will Rely On Many Sources For Future Energy NeedsNew Jersey governor Chris Christie has unveiled a draft of a new energy master plan for the Garden State which looks, in some ways, like the one it is designed to replace.
NJ Lawmakers Fight Plan To Store Nuclear Waste At Defunct PlantsOn Wednesday, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie called on lawmakers in Washington to renew their efforts to find a place to permanently store radioactive nuclear waste produced by the nation’s power plants.
Pennsylvania Expert Says Japanese Nuke Mishaps May Have Effect HereWhat does the nuclear power plant crisis in Japan mean for Hawaii, the west coast of the US mainland, and the rest of us in the United States?
Japan Nuclear Crisis Shines Safety Spotlight On South Jersey NukesThe nuclear power plant crisis in Japan has raised concerns about an envisioned new nuclear plant on the Salem County site where three nuclear plant already operate.
Earthquake Risk At Montco Nuclear Plant Gets New ScrutinyGovernment regulators in the United States will be taking a closer look at a nuclear power plant in Limerick Township, to see if it’s at risk from seismic activity.