On June 2, 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency fired the first shot in the war on carbon dioxide. According to the U.S. Energy Information Agency, 84 percent of Indiana’s electrical generation comes from coal-fired power plants. The new EPA rules will require Indiana to reduce our use …
INDIANAPOLIS | Could Indiana lead the way in the development of the second generation of nuclear power after being the only Midwest state to skip the first?
YAKIMA, Wash. | Federal and state officials say six underground tanks holding a brew of radioactive and toxic waste are leaking at the country's most contaminated nuclear site in south-central Washington, raising concerns about delays for emptying the aging tanks.
INDIANAPOLIS | Democrat John Gregg promised Wednesday to promote more effective use of Indiana's abundant, low-cost energy resources to create jobs if he's elected governor.
INDIANAPOLIS | Republican Mike Pence announced an "all of the above" state energy policy Tuesday, promising to fight federal regulations on Indiana's coal-fired power plants and embracing the possibility of nuclear power if he's elected governor.
ROCKVILLE, Md. | When commercial nuclear power was getting its start in the 1960s and 1970s, the industry and regulators stated unequivocally that reactors were designed only to operate for 40 years. Now they tell another story -- insisting that the units were built with no inherent life spa…
VALPARAISO | The world's water supply is under attack from many directions, some of which we can control, but many we can't, such as radioactivity from Japan.
There are no nuclear power plants in Northwest Indiana or Chicago's south suburbs, but legislation in Indiana could impact a Michigan reactor on the Lake Michigan shoreline.
CHESTERTON | When Herb and Charlotte Read heard about the disaster at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan, their minds flashed back more than 30 years to their fight against a reactor near the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.
Region residents speak out on nuclear energy.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | A review of the state's fleet of nuclear power plants is under way.
The triple catastrophe in northern Japan involved an earthquake of 9 on the Richter scale (among the strongest in more than a century), many strong aftershocks, a very intense tsunami and serious damages to nuclear energy facilities with potentially devastating radiation releases. Obviously,…
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