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  • Palisades to close in 2018 December 9, 2016
    Entergy Corporation yesterday announced plans to close the Palisades nuclear power plant by 1 October 2018. The company has also agreed to the early termination of an agreement under which Consumers Energy was to buy almost all of the Michigan plant's output until 2022.
  • Pakistan's Chashma 3 completes acceptance test December 9, 2016
    Pakistan's fourth reactor - unit 3 of the Chashma nuclear power plant in Punjab province - has passed a preliminary acceptance test, supplier China National Nuclear Corporation has announced.
  • Doors installed at Sellafield silo December 9, 2016
    The Pile Fuel Cladding Silo at Sellafield is "a step closer to being cleaned up" thanks to the installation of six 12.4 tonne stainless steel doors designed to open the building's 'locked vaults'. The silo is one of the 'big four' legacy facilities at the Sellafield site in Cumbria, England.


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