SUMMARY OF JUNE 16, 2009, MEETING WITH EXELON TO DISCUSS
MANAGEMENT OF BORAFLEX DEGRADATION AND THE ASSOCIATED
LICENSE AMENDMENT REQUEST UNDER REVIEW TO REVISE THE
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE SPENT FUEL POOL K-INFINITY
In this March 31, 2009 document, Exelon reports on the status of the decommissioning fund for each of its nuclear power plants, as the company is required to do by federal code. When plants were licensed, it was required that they maintain a fund to close down and clean up a reactor site at the end of its life, or for any other reason.
To read the report, open pdf titled "Exelon 3-3-2009":
In a 2007 report, Exelon explains to the NRC how it calculated the costs of decommissioning.
By Timothy Inklebarger
October 9, 2009
Published by Pensions & Investments
Douglas J. Brown was named senior vice president and CIO of Exelon Corp., Chicago, effective Nov. 16.
He was assistant treasurer and CIO of Chrysler Group LLC, Auburn Hills, Mich., where he oversaw about $30 billion in assets, including $20 billion in defined benefit assets.
Experts working to determine source of leak, says plant VP
June 8, 2009 ATED STORY
A tritium leak was found during routine monitoring of Exelon Corp.'s Dresden nuclear plant last week, but contaminated water was contained to the property and did not pose a public health threat, company officials said today.
Testing at Dresden, near the Grundy County town of Morris about 60 miles southwest of Chicago, found tritium levels of 3.2 million picocuries per liter of water in a monitoring well, storm drains and concrete vault. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's limit for drinking water is 20,000 picocuries per liter.
Nuclear license renewal sparks protest
Coalition asks federal court to overturn NRC
June 02, 2009
BY MARYANN SPOTO
Two months after the Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station in Lacey Township, New Jersey, won a 20-year extension of its license, a coalition of environmental and citizens groups has asked a federal court to overturn the decision.
Citing inadequate information provided to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission about the plant's safety, the coalition wants a federal court to invalidate the relicensing of the 40-year-old facility.
Tuesday, May 20, 2008
BY MARY KLAUS
Of The Patriot-News
The Lower Dauphin School Board approved an agreement with the owner of Three
Mile Island that nearly doubles the property taxes the company pays the district each
The board voted unanimously Monday night for the deal in which AmerGen Energy Co.
will pay the district $637,000 a year from 2008 through 2017. Under a 2005 deal, the
company paid $320,000 a year.
The agreement calls for AmerGen to annually pay a total of $930,000 to the school
district, Dauphin County and Londonderry Twp., the nuclear facility's host municipality.
It previously paid the three a total of $450,000.
The nuclear power industry's top dog, in February 2008, explains
the industry's claims that construction of new nuclear power plants is necessary.
"Good morning. I am John Rowe. Some of you may know me as
By Diane Farsetta, Senior Researcher, Center for Media and Democracy.
The following article appeared in the June 2008 issue of The Progressive magazine.
Three Mile Island-1 (TMI-1) came on line in September 1974 at a cost of $400 million. Legal intervention was conducted by the Environmental Coalition on Nuclear Power (ECNP) based in State College.