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Louisiana Utility: Hurricane Laura Repair Costs Now at $1.4B

A Louisiana utility says the cost to restore electricity and repair power lines damaged in the state during Hurricane Laura is now up to $1.4 billion. Entergy Corp., the New Orleans-based utility serving many of the areas affected by the …

Mississippi Nuclear Plant Cited for 2 Low-Level Violations

A special inspection of a nuclear power plant in Mississippi has resulted in two low-level citations, as its operator says it has continued trying to make improvements. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission, in a March 29 report , says Entergy Corp. …

Utility, Insurer Sued Over Damage to Voting Machines in Mississippi County

A southwest Mississippi county is suing an electrical utility and its own insurer, seeking more than $500,000 for damage to voting machines caused by a 2016 power outage. The Enterprise-Journal reports Pike County earlier this month sued Entergy Corp. and …

Entergy Agrees to Review Fire Safety at Reactors After Federal Probe

Entergy Corp. agreed to review fire safety measures across its nuclear reactors after an investigation by federal regulators found that workers at a Louisiana plant failed to follow rules and falsified records. Contract workers at Entergy’s Waterford 3 nuclear power …

Entergy Says Radioactive Water Leak at Indian Point Isn’t Safety Risk

Entergy Corp. said elevated levels of radioactive material found in groundwater at the 2,000-megawatt Indian Point nuclear power facility north of New York City don’t pose a threat to public safety. Increased levels of tritium, a radioactive isotope of hydrogen, …

Louisiana Needs More Electricity For Industrial Boom: Utility

The state’s largest utility needs to come up with more power before the end of 2016, and then find even more by the end of 2019 to meet the demands of Louisiana’s ongoing industrial boom. That likely means building power …