Plans made for nuclear plants

September 2006
Munday Courier (TX);9/6/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 41, p2
The article offers information on plans for the creation of nuclear plants. Dallas-based TXU Corp. has announced its plans to erect one to three new nuclear power plants in Texas. This company will file applications for the plants with the U. S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission for licenses to permit the company to produce two to six gigawatts of power generation capability at the sites.


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