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Electric Grid Was Designed To Prevent Arizona Outage

But Thursday's power loss, which affected millions of customers in two states and Mexico, still happened — and it's not the first time a similar major blackout has occurred.
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Dominion, NRC Differ Over Va. Nuclear Plant Safety

Representatives of Dominion and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission met Thursday to discuss possible earthquake damage to their North Anna reactor and a timeline for turning it back on.

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Dominion Reps To Meet With Federal Regulators

The operators of the North Anna Nuclear plant in Virginia will meet with federal regulators this week to give the latest update on recovery after last month's earthquake.

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After Nuclear Mishap, Japan Debates Energy Future

The Japanese public is demanding that the country move away from nuclear power and toward renewable sources of energy. But it's a tall task for a country with few resources.
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New Oil Drilling Method Could Cause More Earthquakes

We may see more earthquakes in coming years, if oil companies begin a controversial drilling method in Virginia.

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Va. Nuclear Power Plant To Undergo More Inspections

Dominion Virginia Power says it will delay restarting the nuclear reactors at a nuclear power plant near the epicenter of the earthquake that struck late last month.

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For Protesters, Keystone Pipeline Is Line In Tar Sand

The prospect of a giant oil pipeline running from Canada to Texas has activists up in arms. About 800 people have been arrested in ongoing protests at the White House. The Obama administration says it will decide by the end of the year whether to approve the 1,700-mile-long Keystone pipeline.
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More Than 100 Arrested Protesting Oil Pipeline

A Maryland state senator and more than 100 other people were arrested in front of the White House for protesting a proposal to build an oil pipeline from Canada to Texas.

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Maryland Nuclear Power Plant Under Federal Inspection

A nuclear power plant in Maryland is under federal inspection just days after recovering from Hurricane Irene.

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