The very creation by Exelon of Nuclear Matters, an astroturf group devoted to keeping existing nuclear reactors operating at any cost, was a sign of the desperation that characterizes much of the nuclear power industry today, especially those utilities that bet the most on nuclear power several years back and are now faced with the reality that their bets were a fool’s hand. 1,539 more words
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Yesterday, the New York Public Service Commission voted unanimously to require the upstate utility Rochester Gas and Electric (RGE) to enter into negotiations with Exelon to keep the company’s uneconomic Ginna reactor from shutting down this year. 900 more words
BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Weathy socialite Molly Shattuck gained fame for being the oldest cheerleader in NFL history.
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The author, mother and reality show star then developed her own wholesome, healthy living brand. 840 more words
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According to Ingrid Lunden in her article “SoundCloud Confirms Licensing Deal with Warner Music Group” on Tech Crunch, the music social media site has struck its first licensing deal with a major record label. 301 more words
(It should be noted that the collapse of the cooling tower at Vermont Yankee, pictured above, happened in 2007, when the plant was only 35 years old. 361 more words
The nation’s largest nuclear utility, Exelon, has launched a new website intended to encourage people in Illinois to write their state legislators in support of Exelon’s nuclear reactors–especially the five the utility has said are currently uneconomic and need financial help to keep open. 864 more words
There’s an interesting published report on the health of ComEd-parent Exelon’s nuclear power plants as consumer advocates prepare for a possible battle with the energy giant. 239 more words