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The San Onofre and Diablo Canyon nuclear power plants. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Seems Divided Over EPA Mercury Limits

The Supreme Court’s conservative justices cast doubt Wednesday on the Obama administration’s first-ever regulations aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.

03/26/2015

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Officials Look Into Oil Leak Along Lake Michigan

About 2,000 gallons is believed to have leaked from an oil cooling system on one of the two turbines at the Donald C. Cook Nuclear Plant in Lake Township near Bridgman.

CBS Detroit–01/03/2015

Fermi 2 - Nuclear Regulatory Commission

DTE Energy Restarts Fermi 2 Nuclear Power Plant

The plant was at about 40 percent of power Tuesday morning.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/24/2013

Palisades Nuclear Power Plant (Credit: NRC)

More Problems At Palisades Nuclear Power Plant

Operators of the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant in southwestern Michigan say they removed it from service because of a water leak.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/05/2013

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Work Continues To Boost Safety At Palisades Nuclear Plant

More work and hundreds of hours of additional inspections are planned over the coming year to help continue improving safety at the Palisades Nuclear Plant in southwestern Michigan, officials said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/06/2013

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Feds Plan Special Inspection Of Fermi 2 Nuke Plant

A special federal inspection is planned of DTE Energy’s Fermi 2 nuclear power plant this year because the Monroe-area facility’s reactor was shut down too many times in 2012, officials said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/16/2013

Fermi 2 - Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Environmental Coalition Argues Against Fermi 3 Power Plant Addition

An environmental coalition is making more arguments against a proposed addition to DTE Energy Co.’s Fermi nuclear plant in southeastern Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2013

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US Chides DTE For Errors Before Fermi 2 Pump Break

A federal report is criticizing DTE Energy Co. for what it says are maintenance failures leading up to the June breakdown of a cooling water pump at the Fermi 2 nuclear power plant.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2013

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Proposed New Nuclear Reactor At Fermi Plant Clears Hurdle

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has found that environmental concerns are not significant enough to halt the construction of a proposed new reactor at the Fermi plant in Monroe County.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/17/2013

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Fermi 2 Nuclear Power Plant Still Down As Repairs Continue

DTE Energy says it may take months before the Fermi 2 nuclear power plant returns to full power because of substantial repairs needed on a reactor water pump.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/07/2012

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