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U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

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  • Haddam Residents Petition DEEP To Remove "Ugly Orange Barrier"

    HADDAM – The Connecticut River is frozen from bank to bank. But when the ice melts, residents don't want to see the bright orange barrier blocking access to the old discharge canal at the decommissioned Connecticut Yankee nuclear power plant....
  • Edison looking into best dry storage for Onofre's nuclear waste

    Edison looking into best dry storage for Onofre's nuclear waste
    Second of two parts on the storage of used radioactive fuel at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. A community group thrust the issue of storing nuclear fuel at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station into the spotlight in December when members...
  • Hampton Roads, Dominion's nuclear power plant pass 'hostile event' test

    Hampton Roads, Dominion's nuclear power plant pass 'hostile event' test
    If armed intruders breached security at the nuclear power station in Surry County, could Dominion Virginia Power and surrounding communities mount an effective response? That was the question behind a role-playing drill held Tuesday so FEMA could...
  • New Nuclear Regulatory Commission Safety Report Details Millstone Violations

    WATERFORD – The Nuclear Regulatory Commission informed Millstone Power Station owner Dominion Resources Wednesday that it found four violations of very low safety significance during its most recent quarterly safety and compliance inspection, and...
  • FEMA to conduct drill at Surry Power Station

    FEMA to conduct drill at Surry Power Station
    Surry County residents might see emergency responders and their vehicles active in and around the Surry Power Station on Tuesday as part of an annual role-playing preparedness exercise. Participants from more than two dozen local, state and federal...
  • Commentary: Local action against fuel rods is good start

    A 2014 report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office asserts that spent nuclear fuel is "an extremely harmful substance if not managed properly" and that "if its intense radioactivity . . . were released by a natural disaster or an act of terrorism,...
  • Editorial: Zion's nuclear problem will last 160 million years

    The owners and decommissioning contractor issue a report every year that outlines how far away from permanent extinction the Zion nuclear plant is. Destroying the pile of mildly radioactive architecture and shipping it to Utah will take Exelon’s...
  • Emails Show NRC's Concern Over How Millstone Nuclear Plant Reacted To Malfunction

    As Connecticut's nuclear plant struggled for months last year to fix a critical water pump, federal regulators expressed concern among themselves that the Millstone Power Station was slow to grasp the scope of the issue and make corrections, according...
  • Should Laguna worry about Onofre's stored nuclear fuel rods?

    Should Laguna worry about Onofre's stored nuclear fuel rods?
    First in a two-part series on the storage of used radioactive fuel at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. Concerns about the safety of spent fuel rods being stored at the shuttered San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station have inspired action by...
  • Exelon: Company dismantling Zion nuclear plant is running out of money

     Exelon: Company dismantling Zion nuclear plant is running out of money
    The company dismantling the closed Zion nuclear plant on Lake Michigan is running out of money to finish the job, according to the site's owner, Chicago-based Exelon. The project, paid for with $800 million collected from state electric ratepayers...
  • Mailbag: Where have all the news racks gone?

    There is a mysterious campaign going on against our local newspapers. They keep disappearing. We were surprised and disappointed to see that local newspapers are no longer available in the space between Anastasia and the Flea Market on Ocean Avenue. A...