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Feds' Radioactive Waste Trains Have Nowhere To Go (credit: FRANCOIS NASCIMBENI/AFP/Getty Images)

Department Of Energy’s Radioactive Waste Trains Have Nowhere To Go

The U.S. government is looking for trains to haul radioactive waste from nuclear power plants to disposal sites. Too bad those trains have nowhere to go.

08/31/2014

The North Anna Nuclear Generating Station in Mineral, Virginia. (Getty Images)

Dept. Of Energy OKs $6.5 Billion For Georgia Nuclear Power Plant

Facility near Augusta would be the first nuclear power plant built in the U.S in over 30 years.

02/19/2014

File photo of a nuclear power plant. (Photo by JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)

Some Leaders Souring On Nuclear Power Costs

As the cost of building a new nuclear plant soars, there are signs of buyer’s remorse.

03/03/2013

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Environmental Groups Sue To Stop Construction Of Nuclear Power Plants At Vogtle

WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental and watchdog groups are suing to block construction of two nuclear reactors in eastern Georgia that would be the nation’s first built-from-scratch nuclear power plant in a generation. The groups say the plant […]

WAOK-AM–02/17/2012

Feds' Radioactive Waste Trains Have Nowhere To Go (credit: FRANCOIS NASCIMBENI/AFP/Getty Images)

Feds Closer To Approving Building First U.S. Nuke Plant In Generation

Federal regulators are leaning toward approving a nuclear reactor designed by Westinghouse Electric Co. that could power the first nuclear plants built from scratch in a generation.

12/14/2011

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