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2011-08-08 22:06:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PG&E Corporation (NYSE: PCG) today announced that Anthony F. Earley, Jr., 62, will become the company's new Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, and President. Earley's appointment - the first in PG&E's history to come from outside the organization - puts the company under the leadership of one of the nation's most experienced energy executives. As head of Michigan-based DTE Energy for more than a decade, Earley built the...

2011-07-29 13:21:00

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The leader of America's commercial nuclear energy industry, Marvin Fertel, addressed Wall Street analysts in New York this week to offer an update on the industry's response to events at the Fukushima Daiichi plant in Japan, as well as the industry's view of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's recently released 90-day Fukushima task force report. He also discussed continuing progress on new nuclear power plant construction in the United States. In...

2011-06-27 14:31:00

83 Percent Give Them High Safety Rating WASHINGTON, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eighty percent of residents living near nuclear energy facilities favor the use of nuclear energy as one way to provide electricity in the United States. Half of them "strongly favored" the use of nuclear energy, compared to 11 percent who were "strongly opposed." Americans believe that companies that operate nuclear energy facilities are taking appropriate safety measures and are prepared for the...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'