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2012-08-30 18:20:19

TAKOMA PARK, Md., Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A three judge Nuclear Regulatory Commission Atomic Safety and Licensing Board (ASLB) today denied a license for the proposed Calvert Cliffs-3 nuclear reactor on the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland. In a 29-page decision, the ASLB agreed with intervenors that the Calvert Cliffs-3 project would be in violation of the Atomic Energy Act's prohibition against foreign ownership, control or domination, and that the project's owner, UniStar Nuclear, is...

2011-07-14 11:27:00

VICTORIA, Texas, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Texans for a Sound Energy Policy (TSEP) report that in the proceedings before the Atomic Safety and Licensing Board (ASLB) on Exelon's Early Site Permit (ESP) application for a proposed nuclear power plant, Exelon recently disclosed a two and a half year old letter from the U.S. Department of the Interior's Fish and Wildlife Service, which Exelon claimed it had "inadvertently omitted." The ten-page letter was in response to Exelon's request...

2011-07-07 10:36:00

AUSTIN, Texas, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Texans for a Sound Energy Policy (TSEP) received rulings that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's (NRC) Atomic Safety and Licensing Board (ASLB) has granted full party status to and declared that TSEP has met the threshold for the formal admissibility of eight of their contentions regarding Exelon's application for an Early Site Permit (ESP) for a proposed nuclear power plant site south of Victoria, Texas. 14 of TSEP's original 23 contentions...

2011-03-16 11:20:00

VICTORIA, Texas, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jim Blackburn of TSEP today made the following statement: (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110316/DA66342) Good morning. I am Jim Blackburn and I am here representing Texans for a Sound Energy Policy or TSEP. I want to thank you for coming down to the Texas Gulf Coast and holding this hearing. We gather today to consider whether proposed contentions submitted by TSEP should be accepted by the Atomic Safety and Licensing...