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U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

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  • A nuclear opportunity

    A nuclear opportunity
    Companies supplying components for the nuclear power industry are located throughout the United States, including a number in Maryland. These manufacturing firms have developed businesses providing components and equipment required for the maintenance and...
  • Calvert Cliffs nuclear reactor shuts down

    Calvert Cliffs nuclear reactor shuts down
    One of two reactors at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in Southern Maryland shut down suddenly Wednesday night after an as-yet-unexplained malfunction, a Constellation spokesman said. Unit 2 went offline at 9:47 p.m. after a shutdown of the...
  • Groups continue push for video webcast of San Onofre hearings

    Groups continue push for video webcast of San Onofre hearings
    An initial round of hearings was set to begin Monday in a California Public Utilities Commission investigation of the costs to ratepayers from the San Onofre nuclear plant's ongoing outage. Activists were incensed that a CPUC administrative law judge...
  • Out of the Blue: Speak up against San Onofre

    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....
  • San Onofre ruling creates confusion

    San Onofre ruling creates confusion
    The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and an environmental group came to vastly different interpretations Monday of a federal review panel's decision Monday on the troubled San Onofre nuclear plant. The plant's owner, Southern California Edison,...
  • Robert M. Douglass, Calvert Cliffs' chief engineer

    Robert M. Douglass, Calvert Cliffs' chief engineer
    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...
  • Decision on San Onofre pushed back to June at the earliest

    Decision on San Onofre pushed back to June at the earliest
    The head of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Tuesday that the agency will not make a decision on whether to restart the troubled San Onofre nuclear plant until late June at the earliest. The timeline for the plant has been pushed back...
  • Edison, Mitsubishi hit roadblock on San Onofre's future

    Edison, Mitsubishi hit roadblock on San Onofre's future
    A flurry of letters that went back and forth between Southern California Edison and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries late last year reveal the serious hurdles that stand in the way of the San Onofre nuclear power plant's long-term future. The plant had...
  • Calvert Cliffs reactor shut down

    Calvert Cliffs reactor shut down
    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...
  • Calvert Cliffs nuclear unit restarts

    Calvert Cliffs nuclear unit restarts
    Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in southern Maryland restarted one of its two reactors Thursday after fixing the mechanical problem that caused its shutdown two days earlier, a Constellation spokesman said. Unit 2 reconnected to the regional electric...
  • Edison employees shot 'Star Trek' spoof video at San Onofre

    Southern California Edison managers dressed as "Star Trek" characters shot a spoof video at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. The video, obtained and aired by KGTV news in San Diego, was shot in the plant's training simulator in 2010, before...