News bites: New Mexico wildfire inches closer to DOE lab

A New Mexico wildfire is inching closer to the Energy Department’s Los Alamos National Laboratory.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo met with Entergy to stress that he intends to close the state’s Indian Point nuclear plant, The New York Times reports.

The nuclear industry shelled out $545,000 on lobbying in the first quarter of this year.

Tokyo Electric Power Co. rejected a proposal to completely abandon nuclear power Tuesday.

The United Nations will unveil a report in November on the connections between extreme weather and climate change.

The Sierra Club can’t join the government’s lawsuit against BP over last year’s oil spill, a judge said.

The administration’s renewable energy grants are coming under scrutiny from government auditors, Bloomberg reports.