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I am a passionate advocate for the environment and nuclear energy. With the threat of climate change, I’ve embarked on a mission to help overcome the fears of nuclear energy. I’ve been active in...

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"'This milestone opens the door to an additional 20 years of safe energy, clean power generation and jobs for Iowa,' said Site Vice President Chris Costanzo. 'We have diligently maintained and upgraded our facility, and we are well-positioned to continue to power Eastern Iowa for many years to come.'

The NRC approval comes just over two years after NextEra Energy Duane Arnold and its joint owners, Central Iowa Power Cooperative and Corn Belt Power Cooperative, entered the extremely rigorous and comprehensive license extension process managed by the NRC.  

'License extension for DAEC is a big win for our state because this facility is a clean, reliable source of affordable electricity for Iowans, and Central Iowa Power Cooperative is proud to be one of the original co-owners,' stated CEO and Executive Vice President for Central Iowa Power Cooperative Dennis Murdock. 'With this license extension, DAEC will continue to be a significant source of economic activity for Eastern Iowa and an essential component of our more than 40 percent carbon and emission-free portfolio for another 20 years.'"


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