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NRC won't suspend ops at Diablo Canyon plant to measure earthquake resistance


  • The Miami Herald (tiered subscription model)

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has denied a request to idle Pacific Gas and Electric's Diablo Canyon nuclear plant in order to investigate whether the facility's reactors could withstand a nearby e… Read More

Bill would simplify EPA air pollution permit process


  • The Hill

A new bill from Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., and Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., would make it easier for manufacturers to get air pollution permits from the Environmental Protection Agency. The bil… Read More