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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...

2010-06-23 10:00:00

Repeating the Fatal BP Misstep: Assuming No Recent Calamity Means That Safety Rules Can be Scaled Back; Gulf Crisis Makes Clear the Folly of Letting Industry Write the Regulatory Playbook for Energy Sources with Huge Public Health, Environmental Risks. WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Is Congress on the verge of repeating the deregulatory debacle that led to the BP oil spill fiasco in the Gulf of Mexico? Even as tens of thousands of gallons of oil continue to erupt each day...

2010-04-19 11:25:00

TAKOMA PARK, Md., April 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report released today by Beyond Nuclear - Leak First, Fix Later: Uncontrolled and Unmonitored Releases from Nuclear Power Plants - finds that the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is ignoring its oversight and enforcement responsibilities at the nation's increasingly leaky, uninspected and unmaintained nuclear power plants. The report shows that despite agency efforts initiated in 1979 to prevent uncontrolled...

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2009-06-27 10:45:00

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) released a statement on Friday announcing the completion of the environmental section of the license renewal proceeding for Exelon Corp's 786-megawatt Unit 1 at the Three Mile Island nuclear power station in Pennsylvania, Reuters reported. It concluded that an additional 20 years of operation would present no environmental impacts. Unit 1's current license expires on April 19, 2014. But the renewal will extend the reactor's operating life until...

2008-09-03 18:00:34

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Nuclear Energy for Texans (NET) applauds Exelon Generation for filing today its first new nuclear plant application with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for a site in Victoria County, Texas. Texas is expecting a surge in electricity demand over the next 20 years as the population continues to expand. Independent studies show that the need for power in the state is expected to grow 48 percent by 2030. NET believes nuclear energy must be a...

2008-09-03 15:00:38

To: ENERGY EDITORS Contact: Bill Harris of Exelon, +1-309-716-9110, williamp.harris@exeloncorp.com; or Laurie Parker, +1-512-494-2865, lparker@echristianpr.com, for Exelon Generation VICTORIA, Texas, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Exelon Generation today submitted a Combined Construction and Operating License (COL) application to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) seeking authorization to build and operate a new dual-unit nuclear generating facility in Victoria County, Texas. "This...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.