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Nuclear Power Plant
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The owner of a northern Illinois nuclear plant wants to ship about 45 pounds of highly radioactive nuclear fuel rods through Michigan on their way to a Canadian testing facility.

Nuclear Power Plant
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A nuclear power plant in southeastern Michigan is operating at reduced power for additional repairs.

DTE Energy website

A nuclear power plant in southeastern Michigan remains shut down after a valve issue was discovered following the malfunction of a transformer.

Nuclear Power Plant
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A reactor at a nuclear power plant in southwestern Michigan is back in operation after being shut down since September for refueling and maintenance.

Entergy Corp.

The planned closure of the Palisades nuclear power plant in southwestern Michigan will be delayed by four years until spring of 2022, an energy company said Thursday.

Disclosure stirs Lake Huron nuclear waste worries

Apr 15, 2014
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Ongoing concern over a proposed nuclear waste site very near Lake Huron took a new twist recently. A Canadian government review panel is exploring the viability of a new underground storage facility in Kincardine, Ontario.

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Ontario Power Generation plans to store radioactive waste in an underground cavern near Lake Huron. The storage site’s proximity to the lake has raised concern across the Great Lakes basin.