Owner Says Three Mile Island Plant To Shut Down In 2019The owner of Three Mile Island, site of the United States' worst commercial nuclear power accident, said Monday that it will shut down the plant in 2019 without a financial rescue from Pennsylvania.
U.S. Nuclear Plant Up For Sale At Fraction Of CostAfter spending more than 40 years and $5 billion on an unfinished nuclear power plant in northeastern Alabama, the nation's largest federal utility is preparing to sell the property at a fraction of its cost.
Supreme Court Seems Divided Over EPA Mercury LimitsThe Supreme Court's conservative justices cast doubt Wednesday on the Obama administration's first-ever regulations aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.
Texas Radioactive Waste Dump Seeking Increased CapacityThe only radioactive waste dump site in Texas is looking seeking permission to triple capacity.
Report Tallies Texas Nuclear Plant Violations An unreleased report said that two Texas nuclear power plants, in Glen Rose and Wadsworth, each experienced more than 150 lower-level safety violations from 2000 through 2012.
House Energy Committee Chair Visits North Texas Nuclear PlantNot only are American nuclear power generators keenly aware of the problems with Japan's smoldering nuclear reactors, they're learning from them.
Low-Level Radiation Detected On Incoming DFW FlightA Tokyo to DFW Airport flight sets off radiation detectors, but officials say the levels posed no danger. And U.S. Postal Inspectors say there is no need for concern about radiation on incoming North Texas mail.
Japan's Nuclear Crisis Raises Concerns In North Texas The Comanche Peak nuclear power plant in Glen Rose pushed back the date to bring two new reactors online, however officials say the decision is not related to the nuclear emergency in Japan.
Talks Halt On CPS Buying Power From New Reactors CPS Energy announced that the utility and expansion partner NRG Energy mutually agreed to suspend talks over CPS possibly buying power from two proposed new reactors.