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Repository needed for used nuclear fuel, industry says


  • Power Engineering

Used nuclear fuel is being safely stored at power plants around the country, but a repository is still needed, industry advocates say. "The U.S. government has an obligation to remove spent fuel from … Read More

Texas, EPA resolve greenhouse-gas permitting issue, grant permit to Equistar


  • Houston Chronicle (tiered subscription model)

Texas and the EPA have granted a permit for Equistar Chemicals to expand its plant in Corpus Christi while limiting emissions altering plant operations. The permit comes after a three-year stalemate o… Read More