ST. LOUIS (AP) — Federal security regulators are investigating Peabody Energy Corp.'s role in development of the largest coal-fueled power plant built in the U.S. in the past three decades, the company disclosed in its latest annual report.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — The nation's midsection again dealt with blizzard conditions Monday, closing highways, knocking out power to thousands in Texas and Oklahoma and even bringing hurricane-force winds to the Texas Panhandle. Two people have died.
New Jersey's largest utility company says it can pull off a major post-Superstorm Sandy upgrade of its electrical and gas system without raising rates for customers. New Jersey's largest utility company wants to spend nearly $4 billion over the next decade to stormproof its electric and gas system after Superstorm Sandy's high winds and devastating surge knocked out power to nearly all its customers last October.
PSE&G on Wednesday filed a proposal outlining plans to raise or bunker electrical substations in flood-prone spots, line old cast-iron gas lines with plastic and make other changes designed to prevent the kind of outages that affected most of New Jersey after Sandy struck.
Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Allison Macfarlane said the NRC can't consider a public hearing on the San Onofre nuclear plant until June, when an appeal period of an Atomic Safety and Licensing Board ruling ends.