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TVA votes to close two coal plants in blow to Trump

Frankfort - The Tennessee Valley Authority voted on Thursday to close two aging coal-fired power plants, including one supplied by a company led by a major supporter of President Donald Trump, who had urged the U.S.-owned utility to keep it open.

Some question the plan to close some French nuclear power plants

Paris - French environment and energy minister Nicolas Hulot told reporters at the G7 Environmental Summit on Monday that France plans to close some nuclear reactors of state-controlled utility, EDF to reduce nuclear's share in the country's power mix.

Tanning industry is quick to blame Obamacare for closures

Rather than admit to health violations or refusing to follow state and federal rules governing tanning salons, the tanning industry has instead gathered in force to blame Obamacare for the closure of what they claim is 10,000 facilities across the nation.

Op-Ed: New Yorkers told to stay off roads, transit as blizzard strikes

New York City - There was a time, not too long ago, when the U.S. Post Office took great pride in delivering the mail to every American, six days a week without fail.

Lloyd Webber, Rice lose their touch in London as musicals close early

Two of the biggest names in British musicals, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, will close their latest shows early at the end of March, in a blow to the former partners' efforts to succeed separately in...

Raging rivers and streams force evacuations in southern Alberta

Calgary - Raging rivers and streams from heavy consistent rain falling for days has forced evacuations in Calgary and numerous communities in southern Alberta. The current floods of 2013 are far worse than in 2005 when Calgary was hit with days of heavy rain.

Sears lists 79 closures, none in Illinois

Chicago - Sears has announced a partial list of closures. They noted earlier this week that 100-120 in their family of stores would close due to lackluster holiday sales.

New York subways could be shut down due to Hurricane Irene

New York - The city that never sleeps is preparing to shut down their subway system as New York City prepares for Hurricane Irene's arrival.

The Recession Hits Shriners Hospitals Hard

They help the helpless but if the recession keeps on track Shriners may have to pull out of the hospital business within five years.

L.A. Sheriff Blasted for Jumping the Gun to Close Two Jails

Calling it the Baca debacle, Los Angeles County officials took L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca to task for suggesting that he may close down the Men’s Central Jail in downtown L.A. and perhaps another jail due to budget shortfalls.

Another Economic Casualty, Motion Picture Hospital to Close

One by one in San Fernando Valley, a sprawling bedroom community of Los Angeles, icons are disappearing. The latest is today’s announcement of the closure of the Motion Picture & Television Fund’s country hospital and convalescent home.

When Bigger Means Better - Welsh Children's Education Improves In Larger Schools

A strange, but new revelation is sweeping the little country of Wales - children suffering school closures are finding it seemingly beneficial to their education. Why? Because standards are rising when small schools close to make way for bigger ones
 

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CPS Energy announced it was suspending operations at its JT Deely Units 1 and 2  effective Dec. 31  ...
CPS Energy announced it was suspending operations at its JT Deely Units 1 and 2, effective Dec. 31, 2018.
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The first shutdowns are expected to begin in just a few months  and all 15 units
across the four pl...
The first shutdowns are expected to begin in just a few months, and all 15 units across the four plants—7,538 megawatts of capacity—are now slated to be retired within the next four years:
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A coal worker in an underground mine in India.
A coal worker in an underground mine in India.
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The former Camp Snoopy Amusement park before it was Nickelodeon Universe at the center of the Mall o...
The former Camp Snoopy Amusement park before it was Nickelodeon Universe at the center of the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota.
Jeremy Noble from St. Paul
The Saint-Laurent site  showing two CP2  900 MWe class reactors and the cooling tower on the right.
The Saint-Laurent site, showing two CP2, 900 MWe class reactors and the cooling tower on the right.
T.A.F.K.A.S. from nl

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