Backed Into a Corner: Cleaning up PA's Nuclear Power Plants

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 All nuclear decommissioning studies rely on similar assumptions supplied 

by TLG Industries which is owned and operated by Entergy. TLG continues to 

base decommissioning estimates on “field” studies (1) extrapolated from small,  

minimally contaminated, and/or prematurely shutdown nuclear reactors. 

These estimates are based on Base Rate Case proceedings before the Pennsylvania 

Public Utility Commission (“PA PUC”). TLG Industries current estimates have 

increased three fold since 1995. The 1995 predictions witnessed a similar 

increase when compared to TLG’s 1990 assessments.  


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