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The Southern Co. plant has a chance to bring clean coal to the industry and reduce greenhouse gases through carbon capture and sequestration technology, but it’s not clear if it’s worth the cost and whether the EPA will regulate it away in the end… 1,337 more words

New Mexico Residents Frustrated At Lack Of Nuke Dump Details

CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Residents and local officials voiced frustration Thursday with the amount of information being released by the U.S. Department of Energy about a radiation leak last month at the nation’s only underground nuclear waste dump. 637 more words


Weaken Russia's Grip on Ukraine: Open U.S. Natural-Gas Exports

Lawmakers Urge Administration to Ease Barriers to Sales That Could Weaken Russia’s Grip on Ukraine

By Amy Harder and Michael Crittenden
The Wall Street Journal… 686 more words

Hanford Nuke Waste Tanks Flawed?

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — While one of the newer double-walled nuclear waste storage tanks at a Washington state complex has leaked, six others have “significant construction flaws” that could lead to additional leaks, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press. 876 more words


Dept. Of Energy OKs $6.5 Billion For Georgia Nuclear Power Plant

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Energy Department is poised to approve $6.5 billion in federal loan guarantees for the first nuclear power plant built from scratch in this country in more than three decades. 498 more words