NRDC Expert Blog

Closing Indian Point Reduces Risk of Nuclear Accidents

New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo announced today that the two reactors at Indian Point Energy Center would close in the coming years, in large part due to safe

2016: A Year of Major Developments for U.S. Nuclear Energy

Just weeks before the start of the Trump administration, there is much uncertainty about which nuclear energy policies will be pursued, and what the policy timelines could be. But as a new year opens, it’s worth taking stock of how much happened in 2016.

NRDC Testifies at Senate Hearing on Nuclear Power's Future

With many nuclear plants reaching the end of their licenses in the coming decades and few new reactors under construction, nuclear power in the United States is on the decline.

PG&E Suspends Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant License Renewal

Immediately following this week’s