POV: Power Breakfast

Power Breakfast for Feb. 9, 2015

West Texas nuclear waste storage site seeks license; Carbon sequestration tech faces setback; Manufacturing group criticizes EPA regulations


POV: Power Breakfast

A nearly daily round-up of news for your consideration:

  • A Dallas-based company notified the Nuclear Regulatory Commission of its plan to build a West Texas facility to store spent nuclear fuel from power plants, The Associated Press reports.
  • The U.S. Energy Department pulled the plug on the nation’s first utility-scale coal-fired power plant to use carbon capture and sequestration. The Hill reports the move was not a problem with the technology but rather lack of market interest in the expensive systems.
  • The National Association of Manufacturers estimates complying with the Environmental Protection Agency’s air pollution rule will cost businesses $270 billion each year and could shut down manufacturing plants and slow local economies, according to The Hill.
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