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Feds Inspect Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Reactors After D.C. Blackout

Two reactors at a Maryland nuclear power plant are being inspected by federal officials after a massive power outage last week. A backup generator failed at the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Plant–something that could have had serious consequences.



Cardin To Talk About Cuts At NRC

Sen. Ben Cardin is scheduled to talk about budget cuts at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.


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Extra Inspectors To Nuclear Plants As Storm Nears

Additional inspectors are being sent to nuclear power plants in five states as Hurricane Sandy approaches the East Coast.


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Md. Regulators Approve Constellation-Exelon Merger

Maryland regulators approved Exelon Corp.’s proposed $7.9 billion takeover of Constellation Energy Group on Friday.



Quake Shook More Than Va. Nuke Plant Designed For

Federal officials say a 5.8-magnitude earthquake in the eastern U.S. caused the ground to shake more than a Virginia nuclear plant was designed to withstand.


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Constellation Works To Restore Md. Nuclear Unit

Constellation Energy Nuclear Group says crews are working to get Unit 1 of its Calvert Cliffs facility back up after it automatically went off-line during Hurricane Irene.


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Federal Inspectors Find Security Deficiencies At Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) says federal inspectors found security deficiencies at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant.


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NRC Task Force: U.S. Nuclear Plants Still Safe

A federal task force on Thursday vouched anew for the safety of U.S. nuclear power plants in the aftermath of the Japanese crisis.


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Japan Crisis Could Slow U.S. Nuclear Industry

Japan’s reactor crisis has renewed anxiety about nuclear safety and could derail efforts to revive the U.S. industry as a clean alternative energy source.