the republic logo
follow in feedlyrss feed
Stories with subject: Regulatory agencies
  • Regulators: Safety, welding problems at offshore wind farm 
    Updated: Oct-02-15 9:57 am

    PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The nation's first offshore wind farm has experienced safety and welding problems, and regulators are closely monitoring construction, according to the regulatory agency that issued a permit for the work.

  • TVA's Sequoyah reactors have licenses renewed 
    Updated: Sep-29-15 4:02 am

    SODDY-DAISY, Tennessee - The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has renewed operating licenses for both reactors at Tennessee Valley Authority's Sequoyah Nuclear Plant in Soddy-Daisy.

  • Correction: Vermont Yankee story 
    Updated: Sep-25-15 11:04 am

    BRATTLEBORO, Vermont - In a story Sept. 24 about the owner of the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant, The Associated Press erroneously reported which government agency requires a 30-day notice before the plant owners withdraw money from a decommissioning fund. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission requires notification, not the state of Vermont. The story also erroneously reported the state's role. The state may ask to be notified when requests for withdrawals are made, not ask for hearings.

  • LNG critics ask Oregon Gov. Kate Brown to oppose project 
    Updated: Sep-23-15 9:50 am

    ASTORIA, Oregon - Confident that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission will eventually issue a license for Oregon LNG's $6 billion liquefied natural gas terminal and pipeline on Warrenton's Skipanon Peninsula, opponents are calling on Gov. Kate Brown to take a stand against the project.

  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission inspecting Callaway plant 
    Updated: Sep-21-15 1:09 pm

    FULTON, Missouri - The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is conducting an inspection at the Callaway Nuclear Plant in central Missouri.

  • Duke Energy to foot $85M more in coal-gas plant's costs 
    Updated: Sep-18-15 5:37 pm

    INDIANAPOLIS - Duke Energy has agreed to foot another $85 million in costs associated with its problem-plagued Indiana coal-gasification plant under a settlement with the state's utility consumer counselor and large industrial customers.

  • Debate resumes in Las Vegas about Nevada nuclear dump idea story has photos
    Updated: Sep-16-15 1:13 am

    LAS VEGAS - The debate resumed Tuesday in Nevada about the possibility of radioactive contamination of the underground water supply from a proposed national nuclear waste repository in the desert near where nuclear weapons tests were conducted for decades.

  • NRC rejects call for changes at North Anna facility 
    Updated: Sep-05-15 10:23 am

    RICHMOND, Virginia - The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has rejected calls for changes in how Dominion Energy's North Anna nuclear power plant operates.

  • Feds seek information after radiation exposure in E. Idaho 
    Updated: Sep-04-15 5:19 pm

    BOISE, Idaho - Federal nuclear officials want an eastern Idaho company to provide detailed information about how it determined a worker's level of radiation exposure after a mishap exposed the worker to an amount initially estimated to be the maximum allowable in an entire year.