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2009-03-12 15:07:00

WASHINGTON, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Wisconsin state lawmakers consider repealing the moratorium on nuclear energy, Dr. Patrick Moore, a Greenpeace co-founder and current Co-Chair of the Clean and Safe Energy Coalition (CASEnergy), addressed a joint committee in the Wisconsin State Legislature on Thursday, March 12. Dr. Moore testified before the Wisconsin Senate Commerce, Utilities, Energy, and Rail Committee and the House Energy and Utilities Committee in Two Rivers,...

2009-03-10 17:44:00

WASHINGTON, March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Wisconsin state lawmakers consider repealing the moratorium on nuclear energy, Dr. Patrick Moore, a Greenpeace co-founder and current Co-Chair of the Clean and Safe Energy Coalition (CASEnergy), will testify before a joint committee in the Wisconsin State Legislature on Thursday, March 12. Dr. Moore will testify before the Wisconsin Senate Commerce, Utilities, Energy, and Rail Committee and the House Energy and Utilities Committee at 1:30 pm...

2009-01-13 10:00:00

New Pennsylvania poll finds strong support for nuclear energy HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of community leaders, technical experts and others who believe nuclear energy is vital to Pennsylvania's future today announced the formation of a coalition to advocate for nuclear energy and increase awareness of the environmental and economic benefits it brings to the Commonwealth. Pennsylvania is the nation's second largest producer of nuclear energy and gets more than one-third...

2008-10-08 18:00:29

Presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama voiced support for nuclear energy during last night's campaign debate in Nashville, Tenn. Following is a statement by the Nuclear Energy Institute's president and chief executive officer, Frank L. (Skip) Bowman, reacting to the candidates' comments on nuclear energy: "Last night's presidential debate was significant for the favorable comments from both candidates that reflect support for nuclear energy as one component of our overall...

2008-09-29 18:00:36

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: NEI Media Relations Office, +1-202-739-8000, +1-703-644- 8805 (after hours and weekends) WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An unprecedented leap in public support for nuclear energy has occurred since last April, a new national survey of 1,000 adults has found. A record-high 74 percent of Americans favor nuclear energy, with only 24 percent opposed, according to the survey. The favorability mark is 11 percentage points higher, and the...

2008-09-25 17:46:43

New Orleans-based Entergy Corp. today submitted a combined construction and operating license application to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, selecting GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy's next-generation ESBWR reactor design. The nation's second-largest nuclear plant operator, Entergy is seeking to reserve the option to build a potential new reactor at its River Bend Nuclear Generating Station in Louisiana, located along the Mississippi River in St. Francisville, about 30 miles north of...

2008-09-23 18:00:33

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Roger Bezdek, president of Management Information Services Inc., +1-202-889-1324 WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The main beneficiaries of more than $700 billion of federal energy incentives over the past five decades have been the oil and natural gas industries, a new study reveals. The oil and natural gas industries together garnered 60 percent of federal incentives between 1950 and 2006, with 46 percent of the roughly $725 billion in...

2008-09-01 06:00:30

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bf3830/reemergence_of_the) has announced the addition of the "Reemergence of the Nuclear Industry in the Global Energy Sector" report to their offering. Reemergence of the Nuclear Industry in the Global Energy Sector Summary With the increasing demand for various fuel types, nuclear energy is reemerging in the global energy arena. It would help meet the growing global demand for electricity and provide...

2008-08-18 12:00:49

By Steven Erlanger Maia de la Baume contributed reporting from Paris and Matthew L. Wald contributed from Washington. * It looks like an ordinary building site, but for the two massive, rounded concrete shells looming above the ocean, like dusty mushrooms. Here on the Normandy coast, France is building its newest nuclear reactor, alongside two older ones. It is the first reactor to be built in the country in 10 years and will cost $5.1 billion. And President Nicolas Sarkozy has...

2008-08-17 21:00:41

By Sandy Shore Associated Press DENVER -- Cattleman George Glasier sees the next nuclear era amid the blood-orange mesas of the Paradox Valley, the same Western range lands that hold a darker legacy from the last rush to pull uranium from the ground. Residents of this valley near the Four Corners region are getting an unimpeded view of the second uranium rush. Many are worried. Glasier, the one-time mining executive-turned-rancher, wants to build a uranium mill on cattle grazing land...


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