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Stories with subject: Regulatory agencies
  • DC regulators reject proposed merger of Exelon, Pepco 
    Updated: Aug-25-15 5:08 pm

    WASHINGTON - Regulators in the District of Columbia rejected the proposed merger of power companies Exelon and Pepco on Tuesday, saying the deal would not benefit ratepayers.

  • Regulators issuing draft report on Nevada nuclear dump plan 
    Updated: Aug-14-15 5:56 pm

    LAS VEGAS - A key study in a series leading to licensing hearings for the long-stalled Yucca Mountain national nuclear waste dump in Nevada finds what the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is calling a small chance that radioactive contamination could get into the environment.

  • Nixon names new PSC chairman to replace outgoing chief 
    Updated: Aug-07-15 6:31 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Gov. Jay Nixon has named Daniel Hall as the new chairman of the Missouri Public Service Commission to replace Robert Kenney, who is taking a job with a California utility company.

  • NRC inspecting Illinois uranium-conversion plant after leak 
    Updated: Aug-04-15 5:31 pm

    METROPOLIS, Illinois - A southern Illinois uranium-conversion plant is undergoing a special inspection after a weekend leak of uranium hexafluoride, a gas used to produce enriched uranium for nuclear power plants, Nuclear Regulatory Commission officials said.