Posts Tagged ‘ Connecticut Yankee ’

State senator seeking ECS grant for Haddam due to closed nuclear plant

Feb 15th, 2014 | By

A local legislator is proposing a bill aimed at adjusting the education cost sharing formula to compensate the town for a loss of revenue created by the closing of the Connecticut Yankee Nuclear Power Plant. For more on this story, visit: State senator seeking ECS grant for Haddam due to closed nuclear plant.



Court rules against 60 years of storage of radioactive waste

Jun 10th, 2012 | By

Connecticut has two operating nuclear plants, Millstone 2 and Millstone 3 in Waterford and two decommissioned nuclear plants, Millstone 1 in Waterford and Connecticut Yankee in Haddam. The spent fuel from those plants remains on site awaiting a permanent federal storage facility. For more on this story, visit: Court rules against 60 years of storage

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Regulators Issue Violation Notice To Connecticut Yankee Over Foreign Ownership

Jan 31st, 2012 | By

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commissionhas issued a “Notice of Violation” to the Connecticut Yankee nuclear facility over the apparent partial ownership by two foreign companies of the dismantled power plant on the Connecticut River in Haddam Neck. Although the plant was idled in 1996 and fully decommissioned in 2007, it is still considered a nuclear

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CT Paying Price In Fight Over Nuclear Waste Storage

Aug 29th, 2010 | By

  Fed up with 12 years of delays in removing nuclear waste from Connecticut’s power plants, a coalition of business and utilities is demanding the Obama administration reverse its decision undoing three decades of planning for disposing of waste from the country’s nuclear power programs. Connecticut is home to two nuclear power facilities: the active

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