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Top 10 of 2011: Nuclear plant relicensed, uprate unclear

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Prairie Island nuclear plant will be up and running in the area at least until 2034 after the Nuclear Regulatory Commission renewed the facility's licenses in June.

After a three-year review, the NRC renewed the nuclear plant's unit licenses, extending them 20 years each to 2033 and 2034.

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Danielle Killey
Danielle Killey is the city reporter for the Republican Eagle, where she has worked since 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with a journalism degree.
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