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Market Conditions Could Force Closing of Three Illinois Reactors
May 06, 2016 14:04 ET | Nuclear Energy Institute
WASHINGTON, May 6, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Exelon Corp. announced today that it could close the Clinton and two Quad Cities reactors in Illinois if the state legislature does not pass legislation...
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Nuclear Knowledge Drives Strong Support
April 27, 2016 15:17 ET | Nuclear Energy Institute
WASHINGTON, April 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Familiarity with nuclear energy and its role as a reliable producer of low-carbon electricity increases support for the technology, according to a new...
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U.S. Nuclear Energy Industry Strengthens Safety with Learnings from Fukushima
February 24, 2016 14:51 ET | Nuclear Energy Institute
WASHINGTON , DC,, Feb. 24, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In the five years since the Fukushima Daiichi accident, U.S. nuclear energy facilities have invested more than $4 billion and devoted thousands of...
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NEI to Wall Street Analysts: Recognize Nuclear Energy's Distinct Value
February 11, 2016 08:36 ET | Nuclear Energy Institute
WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nuclear energy continues to provide considerable and distinct value to America's economic and environmental goals, as evidenced most recently by...
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Industry Urges Congress To 'Right-Size' Obama Budget Request for NRC
February 10, 2016 16:42 ET | Nuclear Energy Institute
WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 10, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The nuclear energy industry voiced displeasure today with the Obama administration's fiscal 2017 budget request for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory...
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Nuclear Energy Facilities Set Reliability Record in 2015, Estimate Shows
January 19, 2016 15:07 ET | Nuclear Energy Institute
WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- U.S. nuclear energy facilities generated electricity at a record high level of reliability in 2015, according to preliminary estimates, again...
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NEI: Omnibus Appropriations Act Strongly Supports Nuclear Energy
December 21, 2015 10:48 ET | Nuclear Energy Institute
WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- President Obama has signed into law the fiscal 2016 Omnibus Appropriations Act. Nuclear energy programs will receive $986 million in fiscal 2016. This is...
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US-China Nuclear Trade Agreement Produces American Jobs, Advances Safety
November 09, 2015 14:32 ET | Nuclear Energy Institute
WASHINGTON, Nov. 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A U.S.-China agreement on commercial nuclear energy cooperation has entered into force. The required congressional review period has ended, and the two...
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White House Summit Spotlights Nuclear Energy's Value in Climate Change Fight
November 05, 2015 11:14 ET | Nuclear Energy Institute
WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Obama administration on Friday convenes the White House Summit on Nuclear Energy examining the role of nuclear energy in reducing carbon emissions as...
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Flawed Market Conditions Among Factors Forcing Early Closing of FitzPatrick Nuclear Plant
November 02, 2015 11:42 ET | Nuclear Energy Institute
WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Nuclear Energy Institute's president and chief executive officer, Marvin Fertel, made the following comments about Entergy Corp.'s announcement today...