PPL

 The Susquehanna Steam Electric Station (SSES) contains the nation’s 

19th and 20th largest nuclear reactors. The plant currently generates 60 

metric tons of nuclear waste annually. The SSES is a limited liability 

corporation (“LLC”), and out of the rate base. A license extension, uprate or 

Why Susquehanna 3 Is A Bad Idea

By Eric Joseph Epstein
The Susquehanna Steam Electric Station (SSES) contains the nation’s
19th and 20th largest nuclear reactors. The plant currently generates 60
metric tons of nuclear waste annually. The SSES is a limited liability
corporation (“LLC”), and out of the rate base. A license extension, uprate or
additional unit, will dramatically increase the gap in radiological
decommissioning and expose taxpayers to increased financial burdens.  

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Monday, July 07, 2008
PPL has declared that part of its strategy to cure global warming is to add another
nuclear generating station. While PPL's nuclear stations have less of a carbon
"footprint" than their coal-generating siblings, the company has failed to acknowledge
the financial, radioactive and aquatic "footprints" associated with adding on to the
Susquehanna Steam Electric Station.

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