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Core issues: NY considers aid for struggling nuclear plants

Core issues: NY considers aid for struggling nuclear plants

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s four nuclear plants, which generate more than a quarter of the state’s electricity, are going through turbulent times amid slumping power prices. And depending on how things play out, one or more could shut down entirely, affecting jobs, power reliability, electricity bills and carbon emissions. Though opposed by many environmentalists, New York’s nuclear plants ...

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Walker to sign bill ending nuclear moratorium

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker is poised to sign a bill that would lift Wisconsin’s ban on new nuclear plants. Right now state regulators can’t approve a new nuclear plant unless a federal facility for storing waste exists and the plant doesn’t burden ratepayers. No such federal facility exists. The bill would erase the storage and ratepayer clauses ...

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