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PNS Daily Newscast - February 22, 2019 


North Carolina will hold a new election to fill the final disputed seat in the U.S. House. Also on our Friday rundown: Baltimore sues Monsanto and others for polluting city waterways. Plus, a public lands program moves towards permanent status.

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Public News Service - PA: Nuclear Waste

In 1979, Three Mile Island was the site of the worst commercial nuclear power accident in the United States. (Wikimedia Commons)

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Without a state bailout, the Three Mile Island Nuclear power plant could close in 2019 - and clean-power advocates say closing it may be the best option. Cheap natural gas, declining demand and the growth of renewables have driven electricity prices down, and Exelon, the company t

Tsou says McCarthy’s nomination holds special importance to a state such as Pennsylvania, where clean air is affected not only by pollution produced from within but also by entities in other states.

HARRISBURG, Pa. - A U.S. Senate committee controlled by Democrats has given its blessing to the nomination of Gina McCarthy as the next head of the Environmental Protection Agency. That vote late last week came after some Republicans had tried to stall the process, and has people from both sides of

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