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World’s Last Magnox Nuclear Reactor Shuts Down for Final Time
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The Wylfa Nuclear Power Station—the last operating Magnox reactor in the world—came offline permanently on Dec. 30. Located in Anglesey, an island off the northwest coast of Wales in the…


Industry in Turmoil: Coal Plants Shutting Down Around the World

Numerous announcements of plant closures during the past week are painting a grim picture for the future of the coal industry. On March 20, several news outlets reported that American…


Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant Shuts Down for the Last Time

Operators at Entergy’s Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station (VY) took the plant offline permanently on Dec. 29 at 12:12 p.m. EST, ending a 42-year operational history. The shutdown is the…