Daily Archives: 2014/12/03

Callaway nuclear plant shuts down; no public risk via Columbia Daily Tribune

An Ameren Corp. nuclear plant in Central Missouri shut down Wednesday due to an electrical equipment failure, but the company and federal regulators say there is no risk to the public. The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said an “unexpected main … Continue reading

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Ukrainian PM reports accident at nuclear power plant via Reuters

(Reuters) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Wednesday an accident had occurred at the Zaporizhye nuclear power plant (NPP) in south-east Ukraine and called on the energy minister to hold a news conference. “I know that an accident … Continue reading

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UPDATE 1-ウクライナ原発事故、原子炉に問題なし=エネルギー相 via ロイター

[キエフ 3日 ロイター] – ウクライナのデムチシン・エネルギー相は、南東部ザポリージャの原子力発電所で起きた事故について、原子炉に問題はなく5日までには通常稼働に戻ると述べた。 同相は記者会見で「原子炉に問題はなく脅威はない」と語った。 同相によると、事故は11月28日に発生した。電源出力システムのショートが原因といい、発電には無関係と説明した。 事故のあったブロックは、一時的に電気エネルギーシステムから切断されたが、原子炉は正常に稼動し続けたという。 続きはUPDATE 1-ウクライナ原発事故、原子炉に問題なし=エネルギー相  関連記事: ウクライナで原発事故 via Iran Japanese Radio

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Nuclear plant earthquake safety panel focuses on Diablo Canyon via CBS News

WASHINGTON – Federal regulators need to reassess seismic standards at California’s last operating nuclear power plant and determine if its operating rules are sufficient in light of earthquake risks, a former California state senator says. Sam Blakeslee argues in testimony … Continue reading

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Boxer: Nuclear regulators haven’t learned from Fukushima via The Hill

Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) accused the body responsible for nuclear energy safety of ignoring recommendations that sprung from 2011’s Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear meltdown. In the 10th hearing she has held on the disaster caused by an earthquake and tsunami, Boxer, … Continue reading

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