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Dry casks backed by experts for safe used nuclear fuel storage


  • Brattleboro Reformer (Vt.)

Dry casks have been recommended for the storage of used nuclear fuel from Entergy's Vermont Yankee plant, with experts, including New Hampshire State Radiation Advisory Committee Chairman Jay Tarzia, … Read More

TSCA negotiators looking at legislative models to make preemption decision


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Stakeholders in Toxic Substances Control Act reform are comparing legislative models to determine how to handle preemption. Some have said broad preemption would garner industry support for a comprehe… Read More

Apple's solar splurge will pay off, observers say


  • Fortune

Apple's $850 million solar-energy purchase will pay off for the company, experts say. The deal will see Apple pay about 8.2 cents per kilowatt hour for solar energy over the life of the 25-year contra… Read More