The Three Mile Island nuclear reactor partially melted down 40 years ago on March 28, 1979. See photos from the disaster.
As policymakers scramble to find alternatives to fossil fuels, should nuclear energy be part of the equation? That’s a question that Maryland lawmakers are beginning to contemplate. A nuclear accident would be a disaster — but compared to the looming climate disaster, it’s a risk that a variety of experts say might be worth taking.
The nation’s biggest electric grid operator said a Trump administration plan to change the way electricity is priced to reward coal and nuclear power is both unworkable and potentially against the law.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A decade ago, utilities were persuading politicians around the country to let them spend big to go nuclear. Expanding nuclear energy capacity was a sure bet, they said: Natural gas prices…
Westinghouse Electric Company is returning to the government services marketplace and has set up new headquarters in Rosslyn.
WTOP\’s Jason Fraley chats with Michael Pack, who worked with wife Gina to create the documentary \”Rickover: The Birth of Nuclear Power.\”
Dominion Virginia Power\’s nuclear power plant in Surry is getting a new inspector from federal regulators.
Nuclear power may be facing a very
uncertain future, according to a new report.
An unusual number of low-flying helicopters will
be in the Washington region throughout the next
two weeks checking for radiation.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.