Tag: nuclear plants

PG&E To Close Diablo Canyon, California’s Last Nuclear Power Plant

California’s last nuclear power plant will be phased out by 2025, under a joint proposal announced Tuesday morning by Pacific Gas & Electric Co. and labor and environmental groups. Under the proposal, the Diablo Canyon Power Plant in San Luis Obispo County would be retired by PG&E after its current Nuclear Regulatory Commission operating licenses…

Obama Secures Iran Nuclear Deal With Democrats Votes [VIDEO]

Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) announced Wednesday morning she will support the U.S. nuclear accord with Iran. That news gives the White House 34 votes in the Senate—all from Democrats—to prevent the chamber from overriding President Obama’s veto of a disapproval resolution. Nevertheless, Republicans including Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz plan to rally against the…

US nuclear agency hid concerns over nuclear plants

In the days following the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster in Japan, the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission made a concerted effort to play down the risk of earthquakes and tsunamis to American nuclear plants, thousands of internal emails show. NBC News