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COVERT -- Operators of the idled Palisades Nuclear Plant in southwestern Michigan say repairs to a tank that leaked slightly radioactive water into Lake Michigan will take until early summer to complete. New Orleans-based Entergy Corp. idled the plant...
Tags: Nuclear Power, Entergy Corporation
One of two reactors at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in southern Maryland was shut down again Tuesday, the second unplanned outage in the past two weeks. Plant operators powered down Unit 2 manually around 5:30 a.m. after a pump that feeds water...
Tags: Physiology, Nuclear Power
COVERT TOWNSHIP, Mich. – The Palisades Nuclear Power Plant has been shut down for a couple of weeks after dozens of gallon of radioactive water leaked from the plant into Lake Michigan. Last Monday, southwest Michigan Congressman toured the...
Tags: Nuclear Power, Nuclear Accidents
In a flurry of letters late last year, Southern California Edison and the manufacturer that designed the steam generators at the now-dark San Onofre nuclear power plant appeared to be at odds over a long-term plan to repair the troubled facility. In the...
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Thursday it is increasing oversight of the Turkey Point Unit 3 nuclear power plant after three "unplanned shutdowns." But the commission said that the Florida Power & Light Co. plant near Homestead is "operating...
Tags: Turkey, FPL Group, Nuclear Power, Turkey (animal)
Those of us within the 50-mile safety zone of Palisades Nuclear Plant on Lake Michigan near Covert appreciate Fred Upton's powerful voice calling for a permanent fix to most recent problems that shut down the plant. Upton, a Republican who represents...
Capitol IdeasYo! If your neighbor is building a time machine out of a DeLorean, you may want to call the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and West Virginia state officials. Your neighbor could be building the...
VAN BUREN COUNTY -- Michigan Congressman Fred Upton, R- St. Joseph, along with a commissioner from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission will head to southwest Michigan today, to get a first-hand look at the troubled Palisades Nuclear Power Plant in Van...
Amid a spate of promising economic news, home values are climbing. Now for the bad news. For the first time in human history, the concentration of climate-warming carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is nearing the milestone level of 400 parts per million....
Robert M. Douglass, former chief engineer of Baltimore Gas & Electric Co.'s Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant, died Monday of cancer at his home in Port Republic, Calvert County. He was 88. The son of an electrical engineer and a homemaker, Robert...
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection found its missing nuclear gauge. The device — a Road Reader Nuclear Density Gauge, to be exact — fell off of a truck in West Virginia on May 3. The department uses the gauge in road...
The state Department of Environmental Protection says a radioactive device used in road construction was lost somewhere along Interstate 81 in West Virginia when it fell off a Pennsylvania contractor's truck. "As long as the device is not tampered with...
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