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October 2, 2018
As wind replaces coal, Xcel says nuclear will remain an important part of energy mix
WELCH — Xcel Energy aims to grow the share of carbon-free energy in its overall generating mix in the next decade, and Prairie Island nuclear...
October 2, 2018 - 1:54pm
November 29, 2017
NRC issues regulatory basis for new decommissioning regulations
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has completed the regulatory basis for proposed new regulations on the decommissioning of commercial nuclear power reactors. The regulatory basis supports a proposed rule expected to be published for public comment next year.
November 29, 2017 - 11:38am
November 21, 2017
Prairie Island nuclear plant completes refueling outage and maintenance projects
The Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant resumed operations Nov. 20 after employees and contractors finished refueling and maintenance projects...
November 21, 2017 - 8:00pm
February 8, 2012
Plant spokeswoman says radioactive water leaks at Minnesota's Prairie Island nuclear plant pose "no risk"
Nearly 4,000 gallons of water containing "small amounts" of tritium and "trace amounts" of other chemicals have been released by Prairie Island nuclear plant since November, plant spokeswoman Mary Sandok said Wednesday. The most recent leak, occurring when 27 gallons of water that...
February 8, 2012 - 11:52am
January 7, 2012
2012 story: Bleach leak launches alert
Editor's note: This story is from January 2012.
January 7, 2012 - 12:00pm
Taking a closer look
How news of the leak at Prairie Island nuclear plant unfolded Thursday: 3:53 a.m. Operators at Prairie Island nuclear plant declare an alert after workers discover sodium hypochlorite -- commonly known as chlorine bleach -- leaking from a tank in the screen house. The chemical...
January 7, 2012 - 12:00pm
January 5, 2012
Update 3:35 p.m.: Prairie Island Nuclear Plant terminates alert
The alert declared by operators at the Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant as a result of a chemical spill this morning was terminated at...
January 5, 2012 - 7:15am
January 12, 2011
Lawmakers move toward nuclear, coal power approval
ST. PAUL -- A Minnesota House committee voted Tuesday to allow new nuclear power plants in the state, with another vote coming soon to remove a ban on new coal power plants and to allow North Dakota coal and electrical power. Rep. Denny McNamara, R-Hastings, promised to work with...
January 12, 2011 - 12:00am
March 21, 2010
Nuke study sought
ST. PAUL - Two studies of emissions from the Prairie Island nuclear power plant would be required under a bill moving through the Minnesota House. JoDee...
March 21, 2010 - 1:00pm
December 9, 2009
NRC puts safety first
This newspaper is a longtime proponent of nuclear plants and, in particular, of the Prairie Island nuclear plant, whose overall 25-year safety record is solid. We've also stressed the important roles strong federal regulations and thorough inspections play in keeping nuclear power...
December 9, 2009 - 6:11pm
April 17, 2009
Nuclear plant meeting Tuesday
The public can comment on the draft environmental impact statement for the Prairie Island nuclear plant during a meeting Tuesday at Red Wing Public Library. The Office of Energy Security will hear public comment at 6 p.m. in the library's Foot Room. Representatives from the OES...
April 17, 2009 - 8:50am
April 2, 2009
Senate votes to lift nuke ban
ST. PAUL - Minnesota senators today voted to end a long-time moratorium on nuclear-power plant construction. The long-divisive issue passed...
April 2, 2009 - 1:51pm
September 13, 2008
Editorial: Talk nuclear
Soaring high: We applaud the 50-some individuals who attended Wednesday's meeting about Prairie Island nuclear plant's request to increase generating capacity. This was among the first of many such opportunities in the coming 20 months. Xcel Energy, which owns the two-unit nuclear...
September 13, 2008 - 12:00am
September 10, 2008
Public weighs in on possible changes
In Charlotte Eastin's family, grandma was known as "Leadfoot Jessie." Grandma loved to drive. But the older she got, the less safe she became, Eastin explained Wednesday at a public meeting regarding possible changes at the Prairie Island nuclear plant. So Eastin and her family...
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am
August 4, 2008
High levels of chemical prompt 'unusual event' status at plant
Unexpected high levels Sunday of an ammonia-like chemical called hydrazine prompted only the third Notification of Unusual Event in 10 years at Prairie Island nuclear plant. The Notification of Unusual Event - the lowest of four emergency classifications established by the U.S....
August 4, 2008 - 12:00am