A proposed nuclear deal with Iran is still causing major controversy in Maryland. Hundreds rally against the agreement with Senator Ben Cardin under intense pressure to choose a position.
Opponents of President Barack Obama’s nuclear pact with Iran tried turning up the heat this week on undecided Senate Democrat Jon Tester with a TV ad saying politician like him would have “blood on their hands” if they supported the deal. But the burly Montanan came out in favor, the latest of a string of Democrats to shrug off ad campaigns from opposition groups.
Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin says it’s in his DNA to be the Democrats’ top Senate negotiator on Iran, a role he’ll play next week when the Foreign Relations Committee opens difficult hearings on the issue.
Officials for the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant say one of its two reactors shut down during electrical breaker testing.
U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen can now major in nuclear engineering, and the school is offering aerospace engineering majors a chance to specialize in rotorcraft engineering for Navy and Marine Corps leadership positions related to vertical lift aircraft.
Constellation Energy Nuclear Group says it has shut down one of two nuclear reactors at its Calvert Cliffs power plant after a malfunction during testing.
More than 100 nuclear power plants are being called terror targets, including those here in Maryland. A new report ordered by the Pentagon finds American nuclear plants are dangerously unprotected from possible attacks.
A French company is appealing U.S. regulators’ rejection of its bid to build a third reactor at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in Lusby near the Chesapeake Bay.
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.
A federal task force on Thursday vouched anew for the safety of U.S. nuclear power plants in the aftermath of the Japanese crisis.
The crisis in Japan has prompted a local watchdog group to issue its own warning.
The nuclear crisis in Japan, while severe, appears to be stabilizing and does not warrant any immediate changes in U.S. nuclear plants, a top U.S. nuclear official said Monday.