Jul 29, 2011 15:34 EDT
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government should start using the $25 billion it has collected for dealing with nuclear waste for its intended use rather than hoarding it to reduce the deficit, a bipartisan panel said on Friday.
Apr 14, 2011 14:22 EDT
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Community officials in southeast New Mexico want to expand a nuclear-waste storage facility deep inside an ancient salt bed to play a bigger role in handling spent fuel from U.S. reactors, a problem now under the spotlight due to the Japanese nuclear crisis.
Aug 29, 2010 19:18 EDT
Guillen's two-run single in the 7th lifts San Francisco past Arizona. Jose Guillen hit a go-ahead, two-run single in the seventh inning and the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 9-7 on Sunday after wasting a fine outing by pitcher Matt Cain.
Aug 05, 2010 21:34 EDT
More wind power means higher ND electric bills for Otter Tail Power customers. Otter Tail Power Co.'s North Dakota customers will see higher electric bills as the utility adds more wind power to its energy sources, state regulators say.
Aug 04, 2010 22:31 EDT
After going broke, Northwood oilseed business gets second chance from North Dakota regulators. An oilseed processing venture that left more than $800,000 in unpaid bills when it went broke last year may resume doing business with a $100,000 bond and a promise to pay cash to oilseed suppliers, state regulators decided Wednesday.
Jul 20, 2010 19:13 EDT
First lady recruits MLB and players union in obesity fight, then joins in baseball clinic. First lady Michelle Obama showed off her throwing arm Tuesday after making a pitch to Major League Baseball to help her fight childhood obesity.
Jul 12, 2010 20:12 EDT
Gallardo would boycott '11 All-Stars over Arizona immigration law, other players voice concern. Yovani Gallardo is firm. Even if he's fortunate enough to make the All-Star team again next summer, he'll skip it.
Jun 21, 2010 14:11 EDT
Houston company proposes $250M connector from ND to Keystone pipeline that moves crude to Gulf. A Houston company wants to ship North Dakota oil through a proposed pipeline that would carry Canadian crude to the Gulf of Mexico.
Jun 16, 2010 17:08 EDT
ND regulators grant Montana-Dakota Utilities interim 7.9 percent electric rate increase. Montana-Dakota Utilities Co.'s residential customers will see their monthly electric bills rise by $4 or more after North Dakota's Public Service Commission granted the utility a temporary 7.9 percent rate increase.
Feb 16, 2010 19:23 EST
When the Red River burst its banks last spring, flooding dozens of surrounding towns and cities, thousands of worried or displaced residents called a statewide 211 hot line to help find shelter or a meal.
Feb 16, 2010 19:23 EST
ND officials scramble to save statewide social services hot line ahead of flood season. When the Red River burst its banks last spring, flooding dozens of surrounding towns and cities, thousands of worried or displaced residents called a statewide 211 hot line to help find shelter or a meal.
Jan 27, 2010 21:09 EST
North Dakota regulators say new oil pipeline will expand market access, cut truck traffic. A proposed pipeline will provide more market options for western North Dakota oil producers and reduce the number of heavy trucks hauling crude on the region's battered roads, state regulators said.
Dec 11, 2009 11:13 EST
North Dakota regulators balk at wind turbine locations, say 6 towers are too close to homes. North Dakota regulators, leery of a wind developer's request to locate six turbines less than a quarter-mile from rural homes, have scheduled a hearing for arguments about why they should grant it.
Nov 16, 2009 11:32 EST
ND regulator praises energy conservation software. A North Dakota utility regulator is praising new computer software that's intended to help utility ratepayers reduce their energy use.
Nov 12, 2009 15:20 EST
North Dakota regulators drop coal mining complaint on 2-1 vote. North Dakota regulators voted Thursday to drop a complaint against Falkirk Mining Co. for illegally removing topsoil to build a road in an area where the company plans to begin digging coal.
Oct 26, 2009 22:15 EDT
Proposed Otter Tail Power electric settlement includes $865,000 refund to N. Dakota customers. A proposed settlement of an Otter Tail Power electric rate case includes almost $865,000 in refunds to North Dakota customers, who have been paying higher electric charges since January.
Oct 24, 2009 20:00 EDT
Public missteps, sluggish response to complaints, crises continue to bring criticism on NevadaÕs medical board. The Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners is required by law to protect patients.
Sep 11, 2009 20:16 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Canadian billionaire James Balsillie was told on Friday that he will need to apologize and show humility if he wants to one day achieve his dream of owning one of North America's professional ice hockey teams.
Sep 08, 2009 23:45 EDT
ND Public Service Commission moves to speed up insolvency case involving VeraSun ethanol plant. North Dakota's Public Service Commission plans to seek permission to go ahead with a state insolvency case against an ethanol factory that is under bankruptcy protection from its creditors.
Jul 13, 2009 03:05 EDT
Diamondbacks release veteran first baseman Tony Clark. The Arizona Diamondbacks have released veteran first baseman Tony Clark.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Born: June 15, 1972 |
|Batted: Switch||Threw: Right|
|September 3, 1995 for the Detroit Tigers|
|Last MLB appearance|
|July 12, 2009 for the Arizona Diamondbacks|
|Runs batted in||824|
|Career highlights and awards|