nuclear power plant

This Jan. 25, 2019, photo shows water tanks containing contaminated water that has been treated at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in Okuma town, Fukushima prefecture, northeastern Japan.
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August 09, 2019 - 11:51 am
By Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — The utility company operating Fukushima's tsunami-devastated nuclear power plant said Friday it will run out of space to store massive amounts of contaminated water in three years, adding pressure on the government and the public to reach a consensus...
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What will it take to shut down Three Mile Island Unit 1? Feds say 60 years, more than $1B
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Mark Abrams
July 16, 2019 - 3:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It will take 60 years to complete, and the price tag is more than a billion dollars. That's what officials are saying it will take to put Three Mile Island's Unit 1 nuclear power plant out of service for good. "Decommissioning a nuclear power plant is more akin to a...
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Three Mile Island
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Tony Romeo
February 24, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- As state budget hearings continue, Pennsylvania lawmakers continue their soul-searching over what – if anything – to do about the imminent closure of nuclear power plants. Members of the Public Utility Commission appeared before Senate Appropriations Committee...
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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.
AP Photo, File
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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