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By DINA CAPPIELLO and MATTHEW DALYThe Associated PressJune 12, 2011 WASHINGTON -- In the two years that Gregory Jaczko has led the nation's independent nuclear agency, his actions to delay, hide and kill work on a disputed dump for high-level radioactive waste have been called "bizarre," ''unorthodox" and "illegal."
OPINION: Wall Street Journal and Washington Post Opinion Pages on Investigation into Political Manipulation in Yucca Mountain ShutdownJune 10, 2011 | ICYMI
Wall Street Journal Obama's Nuclear Politics By Kim StrasselJune 10, 2011 The Obama administration has shown a certain ruthless streak when it comes to getting what it wants. For its latest in brass-knuckle tactics, consider the ongoing fight over the proposed Yucca nuclear waste facility.
Obama Administration Regulations Force Power Plant Shutdowns; Boosting Energy Prices and Destroying JobsJune 9, 2011 | Press Release
AEP: EPA Plan Expected To Cost $6 Billion To $8 Billion Through Decade's End DOW JONES NEWSWIRESBy Tess Stynes American Electric Power Co. (AEP) estimates it may need to spend $6 billion to $8 billion through the end of the decade to comply with the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed regulations on coal-fueled power plants if they are approved in their current form.
WASHINGTON, DC -House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today welcomed news that the Federal Communications Commission Chairman has finally agreed to remove the "Fairness Doctrine" and several related rules from the Code of Federal Regulations.
Bombshell Testimony Reveals Energy Secretary Ignored Technical Experts When Withdrawing Yucca Mountain ApplicationJune 8, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - During last week's Environment and the Economy Subcommittee hearing on "The Department of Energy's Role in Managing Civilian Radioactive Waste," witnesses revealed that Energy Secretary Steven Chu simply ignored the technical components of the Yucca Mountain nuclear repository when withdrawing the project's license application.