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Market Price quote for Uranium U308
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Profiles

Wolf Creek Nuclear Power Plant
Location: Burlington, KS (3.5 miles NE of Burlington, KS)
Rated Capacity: 1,166 MWe
Operator: Wolf Creek Operating Corp.
Reactor Type: Pressurized Water Reactor
Operating License: Issued - 06/04/1985
Renewed License: Issued - 11/20/2008
License Expires: 03/11/2045

Wolf Creek Nuclear Power Plant - homepage

Wolf Creek 1 - Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Nuclear Power in Kansas - Nuclear Energy Institute

newEconomic Benefits of Wolf Creek Generating Station: An Economic Impact Study by the Nuclear Energy Institute
(Nuclear Energy Institute, July 2005)

 

Data

Daily Plant Status Report - EIA, go to bottom

Photo of Wolf Creek power plant

Wolf Creek Nuclear Power Plant. (Photo Credit: Scott White, 2000)

 Photo of Wolf Creek power plant from across Wolf Creek reservoir

Wolf Creek Nuclear Power Plant from across Wolf Creek Reservoir. (Photo Credit: Scott White, 2000)

 

Environmental/Safety

EPA Federal Register document - Dec. 1998

Radiation - Kansas Dept. of Health and the Environment

Environmental Radiation Surveillance Report Summary - KDHE

Nuclear Safety - Union of Concerned Scientists

Yucca Mountain

Archive of Yucca Mtn. Articles, Las Vegas Review-Journal

Archive of Yucca Mtn. Articles, Las Vegas Sun

Schools in Kansas within 5 miles of a nuclear waste transport route if Washington approves shipments of radioactive waste to a dumpsite in Nevada - Chemical Industry Archives, a project of the Environmental Working Group

Nuclear Waste Transportation Routes through KS - State of Nevada


News

Entergy Announces Closing of Vermont Nuclear Plant
(New York Times, August 27, 2013)

Wolf Creek nuclear plant faces more federal oversight
(Topeka Capital-Journal, Sept. 9, 2012)

Drought raises concern at Wolf Creek nuclear plant
(Topeka Capital-Journal, Aug. 28, 2012)

Federal inspectors to visit Wolf Creek nuclear plant next week to determine cause of shutdown
(Lawrence Journal World, Jan. 26, 2012)

NRC begins special inspection at Wolf Creek nuclear power plant in Kansas
(PennEnergy, Oct. 24, 2011)

Wolf Creek nuclear power plant not fully twister-proof
(Lawrence Journal-World, May 27, 2011)

Wolf Creek nuclear plant among three in U.S. that need more oversight, NRC reports
(Kansas City Star, March 31, 2011)

Practical Fusion, or Just a Bubble?
(The New York Times, Feb. 27, 2007)

Lawmakers to consider bill for building new nuclear plant
(Lawrence Journal-World, Jan. 21, 2007)

Wolf Creek nuclear power plant seeks 20-year extension
(Wichita Eagle, October 17, 2006)

Editorial: Nuclear energy
(Lawrence Journal-World, Aug. 1, 2006)

Spent nuclear fuel edges closer to Yucca
(Christian Science Monitor, July 27, 2006)

Miller: Support for nuclear energy
(Kansas City Star, Dec. 2, 2005)

Bush Expresses Empathy With Workers
(The Washington Post, June 22, 2005)

Wolf Creek exec named
(Topeka Capital-Journal, June 14, 2005)

Utilities show interest in new nuke plants (Wichita Eagle, June 13, 2005)

Coming in out of the cold: Cold fusion, for real (The Christian Science Monitor, June 08, 2005)

Nuclear reactor prepares to test fuel with plutonium
(The Kansas City Star, May 27, 2005)

Kansas nuclear plant producing electricity again after refueling
(The Kansas City Star, May 20, 2005)



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