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Turkey Point Units 6 and 7, Miami-Date County, Florida

STATUS:  Temporarily Suspended TYPE: Nuclear OPPOSITION:  Local residents PROSPECTS:  Indeterminate BACKGROUND:  On June 30, 2009, FPL Energy filed a construction and operation license (COL) application with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and a Site Certification Application with the Florida … Continue reading

Grand Gulf Nuclear Plant Unit 3, Port Gibson, Mississippi

STATUS:  Temporarily Suspended TYPE: Nuclear OPPOSITION:  Sierra Club, Nuclear Information and Research Service, and the Mississippi NAACP. PROSPECTS:  Indeterminate  BACKGROUND:  On September 22, 2005, a consortium of 12 nuclear companies (operating under the name NuStart) announced that it planned to … Continue reading

Levy County Nuclear Power Plant, Florida

STATUS:  In progress with opposition TYPE: Nuclear OPPOSITION: The Green Party of Florida; Nuclear Information and Resource Service; Ecology Party; Citizens for Ratepayers Rights   PROSPECTS:  Indeterminate  BACKGROUND:  Progress Energy submitted an application to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) … Continue reading

Bell Bend Nuclear Power Plant, Berwick, Pennsylvania

STATUS:  In progress with opposition TYPE: Nuclear OPPOSITION:  Environmental groups (unspecified in source materials) PROSPECTS:  Indeterminate  BACKGROUND:  PPL Corporation filed an application with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on October 10, 2008 for a license to build and operate … Continue reading

Hammett Nuclear Power Plant, Elmore County, Idaho

STATUS:  In progress with opposition TYPE: Nuclear OPPOSITION:  Snake River Alliance   PROSPECTS:  Indeterminate  BACKGROUND:  Alternative Energy Holdings Inc. (AEHI) has proposed to build a 1,600-megawatt nuclear plant in Elmore County on 1,280 acres near Hammett, Utah.  Early construction estimates … Continue reading

Enrico Fermi Nuclear Generating Station Unit 3, Monroe County, Michigan

STATUS:  In progress with opposition TYPE: Nuclear OPPOSITION:  Environmental groups (Sierra Club, Don’t Waste Michigan, Beyond Nuclear, Citizens for Alternatives to Chemical Contamination, and Citizens Environment Alliance of Southwestern Ontario). PROSPECTS:  Prolonged Delay  BACKGROUND:  DTE Energy submitted an application in … Continue reading

Blue Castle Nuclear Project, Emery County, Utah

STATUS:  In progress with opposition TYPE: Nuclear OPPOSITION:  HEAL Utah; Center for Biological Diversity PROSPECTS:  Indeterminate  BACKGROUND:  In October 2007, the private equity group Transition Power Development announced interest in building a nuclear power plant in the Green River, Utah … Continue reading

Bellefonte Nuclear Site, Hollywood, Alabama (Near Scottsboro)

STATUS: In progress with opposition TYPE: Nuclear OPPOSITION: Bellefonte Efficiency & Sustainability Team (“BEST“); Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League; Southern Alliance for Clean Energy. PROSPECTS: Indeterminate BACKGROUND: Bellefonte’s Unit 1 was about 85 percent complete and Unit 2 about 55 … Continue reading

Comanche Peak Nuclear Plant Units 3 and 4, Somervell County, Texas

STATUS:  In progress with opposition TYPE: Nuclear OPPOSITION:  Environmental groups. PROSPECTS:  Prolonged Delay  BACKGROUND:  Luminant Generation Company LLC seeks to add two new reactors, Units 3 and 4, to its existing Comanche Peak nuclear power plant in Somervell County, Texas.  … Continue reading

Calvert Cliffs Unit 3 Nuclear Project, Lusby, Maryland

STATUS:  In progress with opposition TYPE: Nuclear OPPOSITION:  Chesapeake Safe Energy Coalition, which includes MD PIRG, Beyond Nuclear, Sierra Club, Nuclear Information and Resource Service, Green Party MD, Clean Water Action and other local activists. PROSPECTS:  Indeterminate  BACKGROUND: On July … Continue reading