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California’s Last Nuke Plant Would Be Closed by 2025 Under Deal

California’s last nuclear power plant will close by 2025 under an accord announced this week, ending three decades of safety debates that helped fuel the national anti-nuclear power movement. The state’s largest utility, Pacific Gas & Electric Co., and environmental …

Edison Expects 2016 Hearing on $7.57B California Reactor Claim

Edison International expects a hearing to be held next year on its $7.57 billion damage claim against Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. over the shutdown of a Southern California nuclear power plant. A confidentiality order in the case, being arbitrated by …

Wolf Creek in Kansas Resumes Power Production

The Wolf Creek nuclear power plant in eastern Kansas has resumed producing electricity. Kansas Public Radio reports the plant was brought back on line Tuesday following a shutdown of about two months. Problems at the plant began Jan. 13 when …

Nebraska Nuke Utilities Say Safety Prevails Amid Flood

The utilities that run Nebraska’s two nuclear power plants want the public to know the facilities are safe, even though floodwaters from the Missouri River have surrounded one plant and are encroaching on another. Fort Calhoun and Cooper nuclear power …