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Nuclear plants were originally issued 40-year operating licenses by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Most utilities had applied for 20-year renewals

July 2, 2018

Since 2012, carbon dioxide emissions from the electric power sector declined by 10.5 percent, but those emissions reductions could be

December 4, 2017

Solar panel waste will become a major issue in the coming decades as old solar panels reach the ends of

August 15, 2017

For decades, misplaced fears of nuclear energy convinced environmentalists and lawmakers to shutter America’s nuclear power plants. However, a new

August 7, 2017

The United States is being left behind in the global quest for nuclear energy. While the United States has retired

March 31, 2014

Reliable energy sources and a diverse fuel mix are integral to maintaining America’s electric grid and keeping the lights on.

March 27, 2014
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