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NRC approves license extensions for Limerick reactors

10/21/2014

  • Daily Local News (West Chester, Pa.)

Exelon Nuclear's Limerick Generating Station in Pennsylvania received 20-year extensions for its two reactors from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Monday. Unit 1 is now approved to operate until … Read More

ACC: Pyrolysis turns nonrecycled plastics to fuel with "very small footprint"

10/21/2014

  • Associations Now

The nonrecycled plastics that go to U.S. landfills each year could support 350 to 600 plastics-to-oil facilities, according to an American Chemistry Council report. Pyrolysis, which could turn that no… Read More

Studies show oil, not ethanol, is to blame for food prices, Dinneen says

10/21/2014

  • Ethanol Producer Magazine

A recent Renewable Fuels Association report found little relation between corn-price changes and the prices of milk, cheese, poultry, pork and beef, writes RFA President and CEO Bob Dinneen. This debu… Read More