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GM to close US pickup plants for 2 weeks in July

General Motors Co. says it will close its two U.S. pickup truck plants for two weeks in July. Full story

Radioactive tritium leaks found at 48 US nuke sites

Radioactive tritium has leaked from three-quarters of U.S. commercial nuclear power sites, often into groundwater from corroded, buried piping, an investigation shows. Full story

Choose bamboo carefully to avoid spreaders

Gardeners are often bamboozled by bamboo, particularly the running kinds that are notorious spreaders. Full story

Xcel trial over fatal Colo. plant fire resumes

The criminal trial over the deaths of five workers at a Colorado hydroelectric plant is continuing in Denver. Full story

Seal rescued from nuke plant's cooling pool

An Atlantic Grey Seal was rescued from a nuclear power plant water pool in Somerset last week after it got trapped in the facility while chasing fish, the nuclear station operator said. Full story

Big Stink Over Proposed Sewage Plant In Huntertown

HUNTERTOWN, Ind. (Indiana's NewsCenter) - "Our questions have been the same. Why in our park? What about our property values? The smell... Isn't there someplace else we can put this," said Huntertown Resident Dave Garman. Full story

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Huge St. Louis blaze forces hundreds to flee

Aging nuclear reactor get safety passes

Moody's cuts nuclear operator Tepco rating to junk status

New report shows early chaos at Japan nuke plant

Deal would speed cuts in western coal pollution

US: Nuclear plant surrounded by flood is safe

Buckeye Technologies closing Canadian plant

Chevy prices Sonic at under $15,000

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  Smokestacks imploded

Two 300-foot-tall Florida smokestacks are imploded in dramatic fashion to make way for a new power plant. WPTV's Liz Flynn reports.

  St. Louis firefighters battle 5-alarm blaze

Hundreds of residents were forced to evacuate after a large fire broke out at a chemical plant. TODAY.com's Dara Brown reports.

  Center of Political Firestorm

CNBC's Eamon Javers has the story on a hearing at Boeing's South Carolina plant to examine labor complaints filed against the plane manufacturer.

  Officials say flooded nuclear plant safe

Officials at the Fort Calhoun nuclear plant in Nebraska say they remain well-protected from the floodwaters that surrounded the facility, and that power was restored before they had to turn to backup systems. NBC's Brian Williams reports.

  Unionization Through Regulation

Congress will be holding a hearing on Boeing's wish to open a plant in the right-to-work state of South Carolina, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.

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This photo made available by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission shows a 10-gallon-per-minute leak which sprung Oct. 19, 2007, in rusted piping that carried essential service water at the Byron nuclear plant in Illinois. The water is needed to cool the reactor in an emergency. The plant was immediatel