The Millstone Nuclear Power Station and Connecticut’s two utilities beat a negotiating deadline to keep the plant running for at least another 10 years.
U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-3rd District, announced her support Thursday for the Iran nuclear pact, joining most of Connecticut’s delegation in backing the deal. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and 5th District Rep. Elizabeth Esty both remained undecided as of Thursday afternoon.
WASHINGTON – Sen. Richard Blumenthal questioned top Obama administration officials about the possible consequences of a nuclear weapons deal Wednesday, pressing the nation’s top general on the military impact of the deal.
WASHINGTON – One Connecticut lawmaker decided to skip his speech to a joint session of Congress and others had differing reactions to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu’s forceful condemnation of U.S. efforts to reach an agreement with Iran over nuclear weapons.
The Millstone Nuclear Power Station can increase its intake water temperature limit. This comes in the aftermath of a shutdown in 2012 when the water temperature was too warm.