Commission split opens path for licensing board to shut down nuclear waste site
Candidates for House seat aim to impress Central Committee, which will choose nominee
Controversial nuclear waste decision has been anything but transparent, report says
‘We think it is illegal for the NRC and for Obama through the secretary of energy to stop funding Yucca Mountain’
In February of this year, President Obama announced his support for billions of dollars in loan guarantees for two new nuclear reactors in Georgia. This is the first nuclear power plant project to break ground in nearly three decades
The remarkable story of the Republican U.S. Senate primary race in Nevada is part comedy, part tragedy, and now, a piece of political history. Shakespeare himself could not have penned a better drama, nor set before us a more fascinating general election battle for Act II of this extraordinary tale
More than 40 officials from South Carolina and Georgia protest unfulfilled promises to move nuclear waste site to Nevada
Hey, did you hear about the President? He’s for nuclear energy! — Really? You mean the way he’s for offshore drilling?
In the president’s State of the Union speech and subsequent 2011 proposed budget, he threw his environmental community supporters a significant curve ball by proposing a significant increase in financial incentives to build more nuclear power plants. The mere mention of nuclear power during the speech was a thinly veiled attempt to bring Republicans on board to support his presently unpopular cap-and-trade proposal languishing in the Senate. The question is whether Republicans can and should trust that the president is sincere on this issue.
Obama Administration set to give out the first loan to build a nuclear power plant in the U.S. in almost thirty years
President Obama is endorsing nuclear energy like never before, trying to win over Republicans and moderate Democrats on climate and energy legislation.