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Plutonium disposal strategy debated

...the fuel, the authority did sign a letter of intent in 2009 to test the fuel. An earlier agreement, under which Duke Power Co. planned to use the fuel, lapsed and has not been resurrected.The Energy Department is also evaluating two options...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2010-07-16/plutonium-disposal-strat
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Energy Department meeting today

...fuel, the authority did sign a letter of intent in 2009 to study that option. An earlier agreement, under which Duke Power Co. planned to use the fuel, lapsed and has not been resurrected. The Energy Department is also evaluating two options...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2010-08-17/energy-department-meeting-today
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Homeward bound

...candidate school and was accepted, but an ankle injury convinced him it was time to leave. He became a lineman for Duke Power Co. in Laurens County, S.C., where he worked for nearly 23 years. He regretted leaving the military because he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/06/rel_407961.shtml
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SRS ships uranium out of state

...plutonium - most of it from the triggering devices of dismantled American nuclear weapons - into fuel rods for four Duke Power Co. nuclear reactors, two in northern South Carolina and two near Charlotte, N.C. Under a treaty with Russia to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/25/met_382133.shtml
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Across South Carolina

...much rain ROCK HILL - After watching the Catawba River and its lakes drop to historically low levels last summer, Duke Power Co. waterfront homeowners now are confronting the opposite problem - too much water. From March until noon Thursday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/15/met_475879.shtml
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Business briefs

...billion now. Duke Power will trim work force CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The slowing economy and other forces are prompting Duke Power Co. to lay off hundreds of workers in the next few months, a company spokesman said Tuesday. "We expect cuts in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/16/bus_358648.shtml
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Military exercise remains a puzzle

...the Catawba River heard the helicopters flying low along the river toward the plant. Occasionally a helicopter from Duke Power Co.'s Catawba nuclear plant checks on power lines, but this was a Saturday night and it was dark. "They were very...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/15/met_338767.shtml
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Across the area: Two groups to join economic boycott

...today, officials said. At the Catawba plant in Clover, S.C., one reactor went off-line at 6 p.m. Thursday, Duke Power Co. spokesman Tom Shiel said. He said a team was investigating the cause of the shutdown, which he said was not Y2K...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/01/met_277007.shtml
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Plutonium disposal key to SRS future

...fuel called mixed-oxide -- MOX -- fuel. The fuel would be used to power commercial nuclear reactors, most likely Duke Power Co. reactors in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. Some nuclear scientists and activists say the use of MOX...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/30/tec_262619.shtml
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Energy picks firms to build MOX plant

...reactors at three nuclear power plants so they could use the MOX fuel, Mr. Stevenson said. The plants, owned by Duke Power Co. and Virginia Power Co., are located in York, S.C., Huntersville, N.C., and Mineral, Va. The three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/23/tec_257049.shtml
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