Nuclear Power

The San Onofre and Diablo Canyon nuclear power plants. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Seems Divided Over EPA Mercury Limits

The Supreme Court’s conservative justices cast doubt Wednesday on the Obama administration’s first-ever regulations aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.

03/26/2015

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Pueblo Weighs Whether To OK Nuclear Plant

At a time when Japan’s nuclear crisis has nations worldwide questioning reactor safety, Southern Colorado’s Pueblo County is taking up a fledgling proposal to build a nuclear power plant.

03/26/2011

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar talks with CBS4's Paul Day in Boulder (credit: CBS)

Salazar In Boulder, Voices Support Of Nuclear Power

As operators of Japan’s devastated nuclear power complex struggle to get the plant under control a top official in the Obama administration continues to voice support for more nuclear energy.

03/22/2011