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Advocates voice support for Calvert Cliffs’ third reactor

SOLOMONS — Calvert County business owners and nuclear energy advocates support a plan to build a third reactor at Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant, saying it would help the local economy. The hearing held by the federal Atomic Safety and ...

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Maryland approves wetlands license for nuclear reactor

ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland board approved a wetlands license on Wednesday for work that would be needed to prepare for a potential third nuclear reactor at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in Lusby by the Chesapeake Bay. The Board ...

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Constellation: Reactor restarting after Irene

LUSBY — Constellation Energy Nuclear Group says one of two nuclear reactors at its Calvert Cliffs power plant is being brought back online after being shutdown automatically during Hurricane Irene. The reactor was shut down when a piece of siding ...

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Army floats plans for former nuclear site in Silver Spring

SILVER SPRING — The Army is seeking public comment on the proposed decommissioning of a former nuclear reactor site in Silver Spring. A spokesman at Fort Detrick in Frederick said Friday that the comment period runs through July 29. The ...

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Accident in Japan casts more doubt on future of new power plants in the U.S.

Already faced with high construction costs, extensive red tape, cheaper alternatives that make a return on investment unclear, and now the fallout from the damage to the three reactors in Japan after this month’s massive earthquake and tsunami, the hurdles ...

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