Hundreds Rally Against Proposed Iran Nuclear DealA 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.
Democrats Undeclared On Iran Deal Heed Voters, Not AdsOpponents 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.
Cardin Faces Test On Iran Nuclear Bill As Top Dem NegotiatorMaryland 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.
Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Reactor Shutdown Under Investigation Officials for the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant say one of its two reactors shut down during electrical breaker testing.
Naval Academy Announces Nuclear Engineering MajorU.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.
1 Of 2 Reactors At Md. Nuclear Plant Shuts DownConstellation Energy Nuclear Group says it has shut down one of two nuclear reactors at its Calvert Cliffs power plant after a malfunction during testing.
Target For Terrorists: Report Shows U.S. Nuclear Reactors At RiskMore 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.
French Company Appeals Maryland Nuclear Reactor RejectionA 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 Works To Restore Md. Nuclear UnitConstellation 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.
NRC Task Force: U.S. Nuclear Plants Still SafeA federal task force on Thursday vouched anew for the safety of U.S. nuclear power plants in the aftermath of the Japanese crisis.
Local Watchdog Group Warns About Nuclear AccidentsThe crisis in Japan has prompted a local watchdog group to issue its own warning.
NRC: Japan Nuke Crisis Does Not Warrant U.S. ChangesThe 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.
Natural Disaster In Japan: U.S. Survivors Push To EvacuateOut of control. That’s what experts are saying about Japan’s overheated nuclear complex. As each day passes, the risk increases that nuclear fuel rods will spray radiation. Americans living and working in Japan are trying to get out.
Calvert Cliffs In Spotlight After Japan's Earthquake & TsunamiThe disaster in Japan is raising some ugly questions about what is usually billed as a clean power source -- nuclear power. Some question if Calvert Cliffs in Maryland is safe.
Constellation Says Calvert Cliffs Is SafeThe operator of two nuclear reactors in southern Maryland says the facility remains safe amid news of partial meltdowns at reactors in Japan triggered by an earthquake and tsunami.