EPA rules that water cooling options at plants are up to states

May 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: General

The Environmental Protection Agency will leave it up to states to decide how nuclear power plants and other facilities that use large amounts of water for cooling should be required to minimize harm to fish and other aquatic creatures, avoiding a specific mandate for cooling towers that environmental groups have been pressing for.

In response, environmental advocates vowed Wednesday to continue their push for cooling towers at the Millstone Power Station in Waterford and the nation’s other nuclear power plants.

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