Nuclear Power

(Reporters cover Pres. Jimmy Carter's visit to the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant in 1979.  File photo)

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.

03/28/2014

Inspectors Dispatched To Susquehanna Nuclear Plant After 3 Unexpected Shutdowns

Federal 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.

01/14/2013

(The Hope Creek nuclear power plant.  File photo)

Federal Regulators Approve 20-Year Extension For Hope Creek Nuke Plant in NJ

The 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.

07/20/2011

(Gov. Chris Christie is flanked at Tuesday's announcement by New Jersey Board of Public Utilities chairman Lee Solomon, left, and NJ Department of Envoronmental Protection commissioner Bob Martin.  Photo by David Madden)

Christie Says NJ Will Rely On Many Sources For Future Energy Needs

New 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.

06/07/2011

NJ Lawmakers Fight Plan To Store Nuclear Waste At Defunct Plants

On 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.

03/16/2011

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Pennsylvania Expert Says Japanese Nuke Mishaps May Have Effect Here

What 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?

03/15/2011

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Japan Nuclear Crisis Shines Safety Spotlight On South Jersey Nukes

The 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.

03/15/2011

(The Limerick nuclear power plant.  Photo provided by Nuclear Regulatory Commission)

Earthquake Risk At Montco Nuclear Plant Gets New Scrutiny

Government 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.

03/14/2011

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