The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has approved the transfer of the Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station license from Exelon Generation Co. to Oyster Creek Environmental Protection, as owner, and Holtec Decommissioning International, as decommissioning operator.

Nuclear Regulatory Commission officials in King of Prussia, Pa., have selected Matt Rossi as the agency’s resident inspector at Talen Energy’s Susquehanna Steam Electric Station.

Rossi joins Senior Resident Inspector Laura Micewski at the two-unit site in Berwick, Pa.

It wasn’t that long ago when Pennsylvania legislators proclaimed that the market was best suited to determine what energy technologies should move Pennsylvania forward.

And it wasn’t that long ago that nuclear power generators, after receiving $9 billion from ratepayers, embraced the marketplace and deregulation.

Dream of the time when citizens know we live with truth and justice in a safe and secure energy future. I do.

Together, I believe we’re committed to clean air and water, protecting our environment, American workers and American companies. May balancing our stewardship of the environment with the needs of a growing economy not ignore the health and safety of the public regarding Three Mile Island and nuclear energy.

It wasn’t too hard to read between the lines to find the clear message that Chicago-based Exelon Energy sent to state lawmakers on Wednesday: That’s a nice nuclear plant you got there. It’d be a shame if anything happened to it.

"A “middle way” is doable that can avert the worst impacts of the September shutdown of Three Mile Island that Exelon says is inevitable, says Eric Epstein, chairman of the watchdog group TMI Alert.


Contact:
Dave Marcheskie
Three Mile Island, Sr. Communications Mgr.
717-579-0229
David.Marcheskie@exeloncorp.com


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
THREE MILE ISLAND UNIT 1 TO SHUT DOWN BY SEPTEMBER 30, 2019


Dear Friend,
We must act now to stop Congress from funding a dangerous nuclear waste project. The US House of Representatives Energy and Water Appropriations Bill could come to the floor for a full house vote the week of June 10, 2019.

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