Exelon

Limerick Generating Station
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Jim Melwert
April 04, 2020 - 10:35 am
Lawmakers continue to express frustration over what they call "corporate irresponsibility" on the part of Exelon, in how they’re handling the refueling project at the Limerick nuclear power plant. Read more here.
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The Exelon Byron Nuclear Generating Stations
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Jim Melwert
April 03, 2020 - 2:54 pm
Lawmakers continue to express frustration over what they call “corporate irresponsibility” on the part of Exelon, in how it is handling a refueling project at the Limerick nuclear power plant during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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The Exelon Byron Nuclear Generating Stations
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Jim Melwert
April 01, 2020 - 5:54 pm
Montgomery County officials continue to voice concerns over Exelon’s Limerick nuclear generating station, which they say is violating coronavirus safety precautions and social-distancing guidelines. Read more here.
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The Exelon Byron Nuclear Generating Stations
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Jim Melwert
March 31, 2020 - 6:47 pm
Montgomery County officials publicly called out the company behind the Limerick nuclear generating station over concerns that the company went forward with a refueling project and ignored precautions to protect their workers and the community from coronavirus. Read more here.
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Three Mile Island
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Mark Abrams
May 08, 2019 - 11:37 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP/KYW Newsradio) — Three Mile Island, site of the United States' worst commercial nuclear power accident 40 years ago, will begin a planned shutdown starting June 1 now that it is clear that it will not get a financial rescue from Pennsylvania, its owner said Wednesday. Exelon...
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Oyster Creek nuclear plant
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Ian Bush
September 17, 2018 - 5:46 pm
OCEAN COUNTY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — After nearly half a century, high noon brought the last gasp for the oldest commercial nuclear plant in the nation. Oyster Creek in Ocean County now heads toward decommissioning over the next decade. RELATED: Oldest power plant in US will be decommissioned...
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Reactor operator Chris Mitchell explains the control room at the Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant in Lacey, New Jersey, the oldest nuclear plant in the country, in 2004.
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Ian Bush
July 31, 2018 - 1:24 pm
OCEAN COUNTY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The Oyster Creek nuclear plant in Ocean County is scheduled to shut down this fall, but it wasn't supposed to be fully dismantled until 2078. Now, a Camden company wants to dramatically accelerate that timeline. Officials from Holtec International said the...
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Reactor operator Chris Mitchell explains the control room at the Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant in Lacey, New Jersey, the oldest nuclear plant in the country, in 2004.
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Mike DeNardo
July 03, 2018 - 11:06 am
OCEAN COUNTY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The nation's oldest nuclear plant, Oyster Creek in South Jersey, is going to shut down in two months. But the radioactive material there will remain for decades. The Ocean County nuclear plant, which opened in 1969, will stop generating electricity on Sept. 17,...
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This July 12, 1972 file photo shows the Oyster Creek nuclear power plant in Lacey Township, N.J. Federal regulators say America’s oldest nuclear power plant will shut down Sept. 17, 2018.
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July 02, 2018 - 4:11 pm
LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — America's oldest nuclear power plant will shut down on Sept. 17, but the Oyster Creek plant near the New Jersey shore will stay right where it is for the next 60 years. Officials with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission held a briefing Monday on shutdown plans for...
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