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“Groups make last-ditch effort to stop state nuke plant bailout” by Karen DeWitt
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“Groups make last-ditch effort to stop state nuke plant bailout” by Karen DeWitt

“Midnight Friday is not just the deadline for the state budget to be finished. It’s also the date for an $8 billion bailout of some upstate nuclear power plants to begin, and more than 80 local government leaders are making a last-ditch effort to stop a plan that they say will cost electric utility ratepayers … Continue reading

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“CBS2 Exclusive: When Indian Point Closes, What Happens To Its Nuclear Waste?”

“BUCHANAN, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — The Indian Point nuclear power plant will be shut down four years from now, but what will come of all the radioactive waste that’s stored there? CBS2’s Brian Conybeare took an exclusive look at the 40-foot deep spent fuel pool inside the Westchester County facility. “You’re looking at about 30 years of used nuclear … Continue reading

Cuomo Nuclear Tax / News

“Cuomo nuclear subsidy set to take effect, but still under scrutiny” by Ryan Deffenbaugh

“As a subsidy that would give billions of dollars to nuclear power plants upstate is set to kick in, the plan is facing scrutiny by some in the state Legislature and has been challenged twice in court. The plan, backed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, offers a subsidy to keep three upstate nuclear energy plants running. … Continue reading

“Indian Point: Rare look inside a working reactor” by Thomas C. Zambito
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“Indian Point: Rare look inside a working reactor” by Thomas C. Zambito

“Entergy gave The Journal News/lohud.com a rare peek inside a nuclear power plant during a refueling of its Unit 3 reactor Workers in moon suits stand at the edge of a movable platform, carefully angling 12-foot high assemblies of fuel rods stocked with uranium into the depths of a cooling pool that will double as a radiation shield. … Continue reading

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“Legislative Fix Can End Cuomo’s Nuclear Bailout” by David Williams

“For public officials across the country, micromanaging energy supplies and prices is a favorite pastime. New York State is certainly no exception, as shown by the recent kerfuffle over the bailout of three nuclear power plants in upstate New York. A group of lawmakers led by Governor Andrew Cuomo are intent on keeping these upstate … Continue reading

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“Nuclear Power Suffers Major Blow With Westinghouse Bankruptcy” by Nika Knight

“Chapter 11 filing marks a ‘defining moment in the decades-long downward spiral of the global nuclear power industry’ Major nuclear power company Westinghouse, a U.S. subsidiary of Japan’s Toshiba, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Wednesday in a massive blow to the industry. The filing marked “a defining moment in the decades-long downward spiral of … Continue reading