August 11, 2006

Nuclear power's green promise dulled by rising temps

from the August 10, 2006 edition
By Susan Sachs | Correspondent of The Christian Science Monitor
Problems with Europe's nuclear plants have raised worries just as the energy was gaining support.

NEW YORK, Aug 1 (Reuters) - With a heat wave warming the Mississippi River water used for cooling at the nuclear power plant in Quad Cities, Illinois, Exelon Corp. has cut the power at the plant about 19 percent, a spokeswoman said on Tuesday. plants