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Cordova nuclear plant in jeopardy after unsuccessful energy auction

The threat of closure is looming for the Quad Cities’ nuclear power plant.

On Monday, August, 24, 2015, Exelon announced that the Quad Cities plant did not clear the PJM capacity auction for 2018-2019. 385 more words


Career Spotlight: Work Control Center

It takes a dedicated team to handle the day-to-day functions of running a nuclear station, and Work Control Center (WCC) teammates ensure plant operations run smoothly with the authorization of all work prior to it being performed. 317 more words

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Local leaders join fight to keep Cordova nuclear plant open

Local leaders have pledged their support in the fight to keep the Quad Cities’ nuclear power plant open.

On Monday, August 17, 2015, the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce held a meeting between Exelon officials, state lawmakers, school and labor leaders. 343 more words


Japan to restart nuclear power plants.

If you watch the news often enough, you would then know that the current prime minister of Japan, Mr. Shinzo Abe, gave permission to Japanese power company officials to restart a nuclear reactor in Japan’s Kagoshima prefecture. 336 more words


This Is What Government "Protection" Looks Like

This week on the New World Next Week: Japan begins restarting its nuclear reactors; the EPA pollutes Colorado’s animas river with 3 million gallons of toxic sludge; and an Indian activist raises awareness of Unilever’s crimes by way of a viral music video. 392 more words


Nuclear Meltdown Disaster

PBS television’s July 29, 2015 edition of “Nova” entitled “Nuclear Meltdown Disaster” documented the steps nuclear power plant workers took to cool down the fuel rods of the Fukushima Daiichi and Fukushima Daini reactors after a devastating tsunami wave had damaged the water cooling system of both power plants. 906 more words