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U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry answers questions during a media availability following a tour of Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, N.M., on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. Perry said he was confident that Sandia and Los Alamos National Laboratory will continue to play significant roles in the nation's weapons program.

Scott Brady, U.S. attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania, speaks Friday at a press conference about an indictment against Russian military officials accused of trying to hack into the computer systems of a nuclear power company near Pittsburgh, as well as anti-doping agencies around the globe.

In this Feb. 25, 2010, file photo, an Exelon Corp. employee walks past equipment in the turbine building at the Oyster Creek Generating Station, a nuclear power plant in Lacey Township, N.J. Shutting down the site of the nation's oldest nuclear power plant will take 60 years and cost $1.4 billion, according to a plan filed May 21, 2018, by a subsidiary of Chicago-based Exelon Corp. and under review by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Sale of Oyster Creek nuclear plant could speed decommissioning by decades

Environmentalists happy facility would be cleaned up faster than originally planned, but concerned about details
By Tom Johnson, NJ Spotlight

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

FirstEnergy's Bruce Mansfield Power Plant in Shippingport, Pa. Photo: Reid Frazier

The Beaver Valley station generates electricity with nuclear power in Beaver County.

Three Mile Island

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