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Tell Your US Representative NOW-No to Decades of Massive Nuclear Waste Shipments

By at June 12, 2019 | 10:17 pm | 0 Comment

Dear Friend, We must act now to stop Congress from funding a dangerous nuclear waste project. The US House of Representatives Energy and Water Appropriations Bill could come to the floor for a full house vote the week of June 10, 2019. Tell your House Rep: NO YUCCA MOUNTAIN FUNDING Amendment to the Appropriations Bill! […]

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Epstein Counters DA and Solicitor Over CD Hours Dispute; Claims Issue Remains Unresolved

By at June 11, 2019 | 7:51 pm | 0 Comment

Eric Epstein: At the end of the last Board Meeting convened on March 20, 2019, Mr. Engle read a statement which is included in the minutes slated for approval. I contend the comments were inserted inappropriately under the banner of Committee Reports. In my opinion, Mr. Engle’s comments contain factual inaccuracies and mischaracterizations. I will […]

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Energypath Conference and Pre-Conference

By at May 13, 2019 | 10:05 am | 0 Comment

Sustainability Energy Camps At Energypath you will learn about renewable energy and the changing energy industry. As the country transitions to sustainable electricity sources technology is developed and new jobs are created. Come hear from experts and spend time with like-minded students from across the country. Scholarships are available for students and professors to attend […]

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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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CHERNOBYL Official Trailer (2019)

By at April 2, 2019 | 10:34 pm | 0 Comment

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DiSanto Public Pension Forfeiture Bill Sent to Governor

By at March 26, 2019 | 4:45 pm | 0 Comment

Harrisburg – Legislation introduced by State Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) to ensure that public employees who commit job-related felonies are stripped of their taxpayer-funded pension was approved by the Senate today with House amendments and is now on its way to the Governor’s desk. The Governor has ten days to act on the bill and has said […]

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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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Three Mile Island — March 29 and 30, 1979

By at March 20, 2019 | 1:39 pm | 0 Comment

On March 29 and March 30, 1979 the second and third days of the Three Mile Island nuclear accident, the situation at the damaged Unit 2 reactor spiraled out of control. As a new reporter covering the statehouse for Ottaway Newspapers, I adapted to changing circumstances in what became the worst commercial nuclear accident in […]

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