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High radiation triggers alert at Browns Ferry via timesfreepress.com

The Tennessee Valley Authority activated the lowest of four emergency notifications Wednesday afternoon when high radiation levels were detected in a main steamline at the newest reactor at the Browns Ferry Nuclear Power Plant in Alabama. TVA detected the high … Continue reading

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Nuclear power plants in ‘culture of denial’ over hacking risk via The Financial Times

[…] A focus on safety and high physical security means that many nuclear facilities are blind to the risks of cyber attacks, according to the report by think-tank Chatham House, citing 50 incidents globally of which only a handful have … Continue reading

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Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant water leak may have reached the Tennessee River, monitoring shows no increased radiation via Al.com

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — A worker at TVA’s Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant doing regular walk-around monitoring Jan. 7 identified a leak of radioactive water at the plant last week. A Tennessee Valley Authority spokesman said today the leak resulted in a … Continue reading

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Engineer warns of problems at Ala. nuclear plant via Fuel Fix

ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — A Tennessee Valley Authority engineer says problems at the largest nuclear plant in Alabama have been worse than what federal regulators have reported. The engineer, Joni Johnson, told AL.com that mechanical and managerial shortcomings at Browns … Continue reading

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