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November 21, 2009 Employees Sent Home After Small Amount of Contamination Found Inside Three Mile Island Reactor Building: No threat to public health and safety

About 150 employees working inside the shut-down Three Mile Island Unit 1 containment building were sent home about 4:00 p.m. EST Saturday after an airborne radiological contamination alarm inside the reactor building sounded.

November 20, 2009 Braidwood Station to Host Community Information Night December 3

Exelon Nuclear’s Braidwood Station will host its next Community Information Night on Thursday, Dec. 3. The information night will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. at Cinder Ridge Golf Course, 24801 Lakepoint Drive, Wilmington.

November 19, 2009 Exelon Nuclear to Replace Sirens Around Three Mile Island Generating Station

Exelon Nuclear to Replace Sirens Around Three Mile Island Generating Station

November 17, 2009 Exelon Recognized for Leadership in Minority and Community Banking

Utility commissioners present diversity award to Exelon Treasurer Chaka Patterson

November 16, 2009 Exelon CEO Says Minimizing Consumer Costs is Key Issue in Climate Debate

John Rowe discusses how cap-and-trade legislation works to limit costs

November 05, 2009 Business and Environmental Groups Unite in Support of Climate Legislation

Exelon CEO and NRDC president say cap-and-trade bill essential to the economy, environment

November 03, 2009 LaSalle Station to Host Community Information Night Nov. 9

Exelon Nuclear’s LaSalle County Generating Station will host a Community Information Night Monday, Nov. 9

November 02, 2009 Dresden Unit 2 Shuts Down for Planned Refueling and Maintenance

Operators safely took Dresden Generating Station Unit 2 offline at 1:00 a.m. today to begin a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage.

November 01, 2009 Braidwood Unit 2 Returns to Service Following Planned Refueling and Maintenance Outage

Exelon Nuclear’s Braidwood Generating Station resumed generating electricity on Oct. 31 at 9:20 p.m. (central time) for Illinois consumers and businesses after a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage was completed successfully.

October 29, 2009 Exelon CEO Supports Climate Legislation in Testimony Before Key U.S. Senate Committee

Calls for protections for utility customers, cost-containment and additional nuclear provisions

October 28, 2009 Exelon Corporation Declares Dividend

The Board of Directors of Exelon Corporation declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.525 per share on Exelon’s common stock. The dividend is payable on December 10, 2009, to shareholders of record of Exelon at 5:00 p.m.

October 28, 2009 Exelon Generation and ODEC Sign 10-Year Energy Supply Contract

Exelon Generation today announced that the Old Dominion Electric Cooperative (ODEC) awarded it a ten-year contract commencing on June 1, 2010 to provide 200 MWs of baseload generation capacity and energy.

October 28, 2009 Limerick Generating Station and Freedom Valley YMCA Team Up to Help Keep Pottstown Area Residents Healthy

Exelon Nuclear's Limerick Generating Station and its employees recently donated $3,000 to the Freedom Valley YMCA to help the agency keep Pottstown area residents healthy.

October 27, 2009 Congresswoman Debbie Halvorson Joins Habitat for Humanity and Exelon to Make Energy-Efficiency Improvements to Joliet Home

Program mobilizes Exelon volunteers to weatherize Habitat homes across Illinois, Pennsylvania and Texas

October 26, 2009 After-School Program Keeps 96 Percent of Participating Students on Track to Graduate in At-Risk Chicago Communities

United Way and Exelon partnership entering sixth year improves grades and attendance rates

October 26, 2009 Three Mile Island Sets Another World Record

Exelon Nuclear’s Three Mile Island Generating Station Unit 1 today broke the world record for longest continuous days of operation among all pressurized water reactors in the world when operators shut the plant down for a scheduled refueling outage.

October 26, 2009 Clinton Station Returns to Service

Operators at Clinton Power Station returned to service at 6:33 p.m. following the completion of a maintenance outage. The unit was taken offline at approximately 5:30 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 15.

October 25, 2009 Oyster Creek Station to Offer Community An Opportunity to Learn More about Nuclear Energy

Exelon Nuclear's Oyster Creek Generating Station will host a Community Information Night Thursday, Oct. 29. This unique, one-on-one forum is designed to inform and update the plant's neighbors about plant operations and nuclear energy issues.

October 23, 2009 Exelon Announces Third Quarter Results; Narrows Full Year 2009 Earnings Guidance

Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC) today announced that its third quarter 2009 consolidated earnings prepared in accordance with GAAP were $757 million, or $1.14 per diluted share.

October 22, 2009 NRC Approves 20-Year License Renewal for Three Mile Island

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) today notified Exelon Nuclear that it has approved Three Mile Island Unit 1’s request for a 20-year extension to its original operating license.

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