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The San Onofre and Diablo Canyon nuclear power plants. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Seems Divided Over EPA Mercury Limits

The Supreme Court’s conservative justices cast doubt Wednesday on the Obama administration’s first-ever regulations aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.


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Lawmaker and Environmentalist Clash Over Financing for Nuclear Power Plant

Sen. Brad Lager said the timing and arguments of the environmental groups don’t make much sense.


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Gov. Nixon: Nuclear Power = Jobs

“When it comes to creating jobs and transforming our economy, projects just don’t get any bigger than this one,” Nixon said. “This is our moment.”


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NRC Meets with Ameren

Ameren’s current 40-year operating license for the Callaway County plant expires in 2024.


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Illinois No. 2 in Nation in Adding Wind Turbines

Illinois led the nation in the number of wind turbines installed in 2011.


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NRC Cites Callaway Nuke Plant

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission found two problems of what it calls “very low” safety significance.


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Watchdog Group Warning on Nuke Power

Illinois has 14 nuclear reactors, 11 of which are still in business generating electricity. And they’re old, says David Kraft, executive director of the Nuclear Energy Information Service.


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Union Deal Reached in Dispute at Honeywell’s Metropolis Plant

Terms of the deal involving Honeywell’s Metropolis plant were not released, pending a vote by the union’s members.


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Ameren Missouri Disagrees with Germany’s Approach to Nuclear Power

Ameren says expanded nuclear power remains a solution to meet energy needs.



Ameren Dumps Nuc Plan

It would have let customers be billed for some costs.



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