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3 years 6 months ago

Plan for Pueblo nuclear power plant rejected

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) - The Pueblo County commissioners have rejected a request to rezone land in the eastern part of the county for a nuclear power plant. The Chieftain reports the commissioners voted 3-0 Monday against a special land-use permit sought by Pueblo lawyer Don Banner. He has proposed rezoning...

3 years 8 months ago

An emergency at second nuclear plant declared in Japan

TOKYO (AP) - Japan's nuclear safety agency is reporting an emergency at a second reactor in the same complex where an explosion occurred earlier. The agency says the cooling system has now malfunctioned at the plant's Unit 3. The plant is one of two damaged in Friday's earthquake and tsunami.

3 years 8 months ago

Nuclear plant hearing location changed

The land use hearing related to a proposed energy park in southeast Pueblo County has been extended to two days, in anticipation of many hours of testimony. The Pueblo County Commissioners will hear testimony for and against construction of a nuclear power plant, as well as other kinds of...

4 years 5 months ago

Birds call Three Mile Island home

State wildlife officials say Three Mile Island, known for a 1979 nuclear accident, is now the only known site in Pennsylvania where bald eagles, peregrine falcons and osprey are nesting near each other. The Pennsylvania Game Commission said Friday that a pair of bald eagles joined the others on...

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