"The New York Department of State has refused to give Indian Point a certificate required for future use of the Hudson River — part of the Cuomo administration's ongoing attempt to block the plant's license renewal and force its closure."
Nuclear Power & Radiation
"A celebratory signing on Tuesday of a memorandum of understanding between the Interior Department and Energy Department formally established the Manhattan Project National Historical Park, one that will span three states and recount a pivotal moment in world history."
"Imagine you are a parent, and that out of the blue, you get a letter from your child's school telling you not to worry — that they're ready to evacuate or shelter in place if an underground fire at a nearby landfill reaches radioactive waste on the same property."
"The Entergy Corporation said on Monday that it had decided to close a 40-year-old nuclear power plant on the shore of Lake Ontario, disappointing Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, who said the company showed a “callous disregard” for more than 600 employees."
"A fire at a nuclear waste dump in Beatty did more than just snarl traffic — it shone a light on the close relationship between the state of Nevada and the company that runs the low-level repository."
"Federal regulators [Thursday] approved an operating license for TVA's Watts Bar Unit 2, allowing the first new American nuclear plant to begin operation in nearly two decades."
"A St. Louis-area community is on edge as a 5-year-old fire burning underneath a landfill threatens to interact with nearby nuclear waste, with potentially deadly consequences."
"Radiation wasn't immediately detected during fly-overs of a burned trench containing long-buried radioactive waste at a commercial disposal site in rural southern Nevada, state and federal officials said Monday."
"The Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station, the only nuclear power plant in Massachusetts, will close by June 2019 because it is becoming too expensive to run, its owner announced Tuesday."