Gov. Chris Gregoire has signed legislation that will gradually shut down the TransAlta Corp. plant, the only coal-burning power plant in Washington. Full story
NBC’s John Yang reports from Japan, where new evidence has revealed how serious the ongoing nuclear crisis has become at the crippled Fukushima power plant. Official reports have put Japan’s nuclear crisis in the same category as the 1986 Chernobyl disaster.
A large aftershock hit northeastern Japan Monday, exactly one month after a massive earthquake and tsunami killed thousands and put the island nation on the brink of nuclear catastrophe. NBC’s John Yang reports.
Rachel Maddow reviews a litany of malfunctions and safety problems at American nuclear facilities that are not part of common pubic knowledge and offers suggestions for bolstering the back-up systems of America's nuclear plants.
Representative Eliot Engel represents the Bronx, NY district that is home to the Indian Point nuclear plant outside of New York City. After the nuclear crisis in Japan, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is reexamining nuclear power at home. As part of the effort, Engel wants to shutdown the Indian P
With 104 power plants in operation, four more being built and 13 applications pending, the nuclear energy industry is touting their technology and safety measures design to help prevent a situation similar to what occurred in Japan. NBC's Kristen Dahlgren reports.