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Wis. town board OKs Dominion nuclear plant's $10M value


  • WGBA-TV (Green Bay, Wis.)

The Carlton, Wis., Town Board accepted Dominion Resources' valuation of its closed Kewaunee Nuclear Power Plant at $10 million. "We've looked at what our personal property is, and this is a number the… Read More

ACC submits final brief for OSHA proposal on silica exposure


  • Bloomberg Government (subscription required)

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration's proposed silica safety rule has received about 30 final briefs, which OSHA will review before finishing the final rule. Jackson Morrill of the Ameri… Read More


Should greens make their peace with GMOs?


  • New Yorker (free content), The

Indian environmentalist Vandana Shiva is leading a crusade against GMO crops -- but where she sees agribusinesses imposing "food totalitarianism," others see a technology that will be vital to feeding… Read More