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As States Look to Clean Energy Standards to Help Climate, Nuclear Plays a Key Role

NEI Blog Post – May 2, 2019

When it comes to the policies shaping the role for nuclear energy in the United States, the action continues to be in state capitals and with good reason. Much of the attention has been focused in Pennsylvania and Ohio, but in the coming days Washington Gov. Jay Inslee […]

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Why We May Soon Lose All of the State’s Nuclear Plants

As published in the April 24 edition of The Morning Call

Nuclear energy is our state’s largest and most reliable source of electricity. Today, Pennsylvania’s five nuclear power stations provide 42 percent of our state’s electricity and 93 percent of our state’s zero-carbon emissions energy, according to the Nuclear Energy Institute.
Just one of these […]

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Op. Ed. from Tom Ridge: Nuclear Power Must Be Supported

as published in the April 3, 2019 edition of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pennsylvania and the nation need diverse energy resources to ensure our national security and global competitiveness and to maintain our leadership role around the world. As a former Pennsylvania governor and U.S. secretary of homeland security, I have come to appreciate that only […]

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Press Release: Scheduled Refueling Outage for Susquehanna Steam Electric Station Unit 2 Underway

Refueling only required every 24 months, allowing the unit to produce energy 24/7/365; each refueling also benefits local economy with influx of approximately 1,800 outage workers
BERWICK, Pa., (March 23, 2019) — Operators at the Susquehanna Steam Electric Station disconnected the Unit 2 reactor from the electrical grid on Saturday, March 23 to begin its scheduled refueling and […]

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Mehaffie Introduces Bill to Value PA Nuclear Energy, Save Jobs and Keep Electricity Prices Stable

As reported March 10 via Representative Mehaffie’s office

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Mehaffie Introduces Bill to Value PA Nuclear Energy, Save Jobs and Keep Electricity Prices Stable Urgent action needed to prevent permanent closure of PA nuclear plants

HARRISBURG – In an effort to prevent the premature and permanent closure of Pennsylvania’s nuclear power plants, Rep. […]

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