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Exelon says it will close Three Mile Island's Unit One reactor in September 2019.

Three Mile Island’s future looks bleaker as it fails at power auction

The nuclear industry has struggled amid slowing demand for electricity and competition from natural gas and renewable energy.

By Marie Cusick

Cambria County residents Janice Eastbourn-Bloom and Rick Bloom installed solar panels on their barn rooftop in 2011.

Johnstown’s comeback could get an energy boost from the sun

Johnstown residents are looking to clean energy to help revitalize the community, which has suffered job losses and a drop in population.

By Amy Sisk

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A shale gas drilling rig in Washington, Pa.

Towers carry electricity from the Peach Bottom Nuclear Power Plant in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

Gasoline prices are expected to climb to $3 per gallon this week in Pennsylvania.

Three Mile Island nuclear plant is scheduled to be dismantled between 2034 and 2044.

As nuclear power loses ground to natural gas, environmentalists are torn: Are the risks worth saving it for climate’s sake?

If nuclear plants close, carbon emissions are likely to rise. Yet environmentalists have opposed nuclear power over concerns including radioactive waste.

By Reid Frazier

Gasoline prices are expected to climb to $3 per gallon this week in Pennsylvania.

Construction of the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline in Lancaster County.
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