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California proposes to extend life of last nuclear plant at cost of $1.4 billion

1 month ago   |   By Politico

Gov. Gavin Newsom has proposed keeping open California's last nuclear plant for up to another 10 years as the state wrestles with how to meet power demand while it reduces its reliance on fossil fuels for energy.
Plans to start closing the Diablo Canyon Power Plant over the next three years would be halted at a cost of up to $1.4 billion under draft legislation Newsom sent to legislators late Thursday, angering some of the governor's environmentalist allies.
Diablo Canyon provides nearly a tenth of the state's electrical power. Critics have long sought its closure for reasons that include...
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California could lend PG&E $1.4 billion to save Diablo Canyon nuclear plant

California could lend PG&E $1.4 billion to save Diablo Canyon nuclear plant

1 month ago   |   By Los Angeles Times

The plant could stay open through 2035 under a proposal from Gov. Gavin Newsom.
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DCCC Releases New TV Ads in MI-08: “Believe” and “Unbelievable”

DCCC Releases New TV Ads in MI-08: “Believe” and “Unbelievable”

The DCCC released two new TV ads in the race for MI-08, “ Believe ” and “ Unbelievable ,” highlighting Paul Junge's extreme, out-of-touch positions on abortion. Paul Junge is... Read more ...

DCCC Releases New TV Ad in NC-01: “Pattern”

DCCC Releases New TV Ad in NC-01: “Pattern”

The DCCC released a new TV ad in the race for North Carolina's 1st Congressional District, “Pattern,” expanding on allegations about Republican Sandy Smith's pattern of... Read more ...

Bipartisan opposition likely derails Waters' cryptocurrency bill push

Congress has struggled to move quickly to address volatile crypto markets. Read more ...

Wall Street opens higher a day after Dow entered bear market

NEW YORK - Stocks are opening solidly higher on Wall Street a day after the Dow Jones Industrial Average followed other major U.S. indexes in entering a bear market. The Dow... Read more ...

Democrats unveil spending bill to finance gov't, aid Ukraine

WASHINGTON - Democratic lawmakers have unveiled a stopgap spending measure to finance the federal government through Dec. 16., provide additional support to Ukraine and help... Read more ...

Manchin's energy plan set to fail Senate test vote as shutdown clock ticks

Manchin's energy plan set to fail Senate test vote as shutdown clock ticks

The Senate is hurtling toward a critical test vote on Tuesday that will decide whether congressional leaders will be forced to strip Joe Manchin 's energy permitting plan from... Read more ...

States get final OK to build highway EV charging network

WASHINGTON - Attention, potential car buyers: New electric vehicle charging stations are on their way to highway locations near you. All 50 states received final approval... Read more ...

Omer Yurtseven again hopeful of something bigger from Heat

There was no bigger story, literally and figuratively, for the Miami Heat during 2021 summer league than Omer Yurtseven. Before the summer was over, there already was a... Read more ...

Facebook parent dismantles China-based network targeting American users

The network was unusual because it attempted to influence U.S. users about American topics, a Meta official said. Read more ...

Italy gets new tranche of EU funds as dust settles from vote

ROME - The European Commission signed off Tuesday on the next 21-billion-euro tranche of Italy's pandemic recovery funds, a welcome infusion that comes amid questions about... Read more ...