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Slushy lake water shuts down FitzPatrick nuclear plant via Syracuse.com

SCRIBA, N.Y. – Operators were forced to shut down FitzPatrick nuclear plant Saturday night because of a drop in cooling water levels. The plant remains offline pending some maintenance work and an inspection, said Tammy Holden, speaking for plant owner … Continue reading

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Reactor at 2nd nuclear power plant breaks down via Focus Taiwan

Taipei, Dec. 26 (CNA) One of the two reactors at Taiwan’s second nuclear power plant broke down Saturday afternoon, Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) reported that day. […] Following the latest breakdown, only two of the six nuclear reactors at the … Continue reading

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Prairie Island Indian Community to Feds: End Lockout of Nuclear Inspectors via Native News

WELCH, MINNESOTA – The Prairie Island Indian Community’s five-member Tribal Council yesterday issued a letter to President Barack Obama, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and House Speaker John Boehner, urging them to end the lockout of Federal nuclear inspectors and … Continue reading

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Human error causes Taiwan’s nuclear plant shutdown via Global Post

Taiwan’s No. 1 nuclear power plant located in the densely populated north of the island was automatically shut down on Saturday due to human error, the operator of the facility said Tuesday. Chai Fu-feng, a spokesman of Taiwan Power Co. … Continue reading

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Spain closes controversial nuclear power plant via Global Post

Madrid, Jul 7 (EFE).- The 42-year-old Santa Maria de Garoña nuclear power plant in the north-central province of Burgos, one of the eight nuclear reactors operating in Spain, has been shut down. The power plant, which was closed Saturday under … Continue reading

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Radioactive water was released into Lake Michigan before Palisades nuclear plant shutdown Sunday Print via MLive

Before Sunday’s shutdown of Palisades Nuclear Power Plant, about 79 gallons of diluted radioactive water were released into Lake Michigan, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Monday, May 6. But by the time the water reached the lake, the level of … Continue reading

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Sellafield shutdown: Severe weather closes nuclear site via BBC

The Sellafield nuclear reprocessing plant has been shut down because of severe weather conditions. A ‘site incident’ was declared at the Cumbria base and plants moved to a “controlled, safe, shut-down state”. […] Read more.

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