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Exelon upgraded at Wells Fargo, citing helpful nuclear power legislation

By at April 8, 2019 | 9:17 am | 0 Comment

Exelon (EXC +0.5%) edges higher after Wells Fargo upgrades shares to Outperform from Market Perform with a $57 price target, raised from $50, as the firm points to several factors including new supportive nuclear-related legislative initiatives, particularly in Illinois, where 60% of the nuclear capacity of the company’s ExGen subsidiary is located. Read more

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Exelon spent millions in lobbying after announcing TMI closure

By at April 3, 2019 | 4:35 pm | 0 Comment

From the York Dispatch: Exelon Corp. nearly tripled its lobbying expenditures in Pennsylvania between 2016 and 2018 — and it will soon see if that paid off as hearings about subsidizing nuclear energy begin next week. The struggling nuclear energy industry has attempted to seize on the national push for zero-emissions energy, which in Exelon’s case […]

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You’re Invited! 40 Years Later: The Nuclear Disaster at Three Mile Island

By at March 22, 2019 | 12:44 pm | 0 Comment

Dear Friend, March 28, 2019 marks the 40th Annversary of the Three Mile Island accident. It woke up millions to the dangers of nuclear power and remains one of the largest nuclear disasters in the world. But the terrible impacts of the partial meltdown, explosion, and releases of radiation on communities around TMI have always […]

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Three Mile Island – March 28, 1979

By at March 20, 2019 | 1:46 pm | 0 Comment

It was an early and sunny spring day in the Susquehanna River Valley 40 years ago. What possibly could go wrong? I had been in Harrisburg all of five weeks on March 28, 1979, covering the statehouse for Ottaway Newspapers. When I came to work in the Capitol newsroom that morning, I heard local media […]

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TMIA: Steam Generators at TMI Unit 1

By at March 10, 2019 | 11:39 pm | 0 Comment

Safety Compromised – Steam Generators Defects at Three Mile Island.pdf Three Mile Island’s Steam Generator Safety is Suspect slides.pdf Three Mile Island’s Steam Generators are Defective updated March 2019.pdf TMI Alert Petition for Enforcement Action Steam Generators March 11 2019.pdf Three Mile Island’s Steam Generators are Defective updated March 2019.pdf  

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Draft recommendations for Route 39/743 Corridor Study

By at February 18, 2019 | 1:58 pm | 0 Comment

View: Draft Recommendation View: Draft Recommendation Presentation

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Rate Counsel Says PSEG, Exelon Failed to Show Need for $300M Nuclear Subsidies

By at February 5, 2019 | 5:52 pm | 0 Comment

From NJ Spotlight: The state should deny $300 million in ratepayer subsidies to PSEG Nuclear and Exelon Generation as the two companies failed to prove their three nuclear power plants in South Jersey will close without the incentives, according to a filing by the New Jersey Rate Counsel. Rate Counsel Stefanie Brand said the two […]

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ADVISORY – TRESCKOW – WEDNESDAY – DEP to Host Public Information Session on the Final Stages to Extinguish Jeansville Mine Fire on January 30, 2019

By at January 28, 2019 | 2:12 pm | 0 Comment

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA Dept. of Environmental Protection Commonwealth News Bureau Room 308, Main Capitol Building Harrisburg PA., 17120 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 01/24/2019 CONTACT: Colleen Connolly, DEP 570-826-2035 ADVISORY – TRESCKOW – WEDNESDAY – DEP to Host Public Information Session on the Final Stages to Extinguish Jeansville Mine Fire on January 30, 2019 The Pennsylvania Department […]

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State officials to receive pay raises

By at November 23, 2018 | 2:32 pm | 0 Comment

State lawmakers will have a nice Christmas gift waiting for them next month. Starting December 1, they’ll be getting an automatic pay raise. Now some are calling for these raises to come to an end. State law requires an automatic pay increase for Pennsylvania lawmakers, judges, and top executive officials. Their annual salaries increasing by […]

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Wolf Administration To Distribute Free Potassium Iodide August 24 for Pennsylvanians Near the State’s Five Nuclear Power Plants

By at August 15, 2017 | 10:01 pm | 0 Comment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 10, 2017   Wolf Administration To Distribute Free Potassium Iodide August 24 for Pennsylvanians Near the State’s Five Nuclear Power Plants   Harrisburg, PA – As part of its annual distribution to replace expired potassium iodide, or KI tablets, the Department of Health will offer free tablets on Thursday, August 24, to Pennsylvanians […]

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