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U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

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  • Nuclear regulators send inspectors to Calvert Cliffs

    Nuclear regulators send inspectors to Calvert Cliffs
    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced Monday that it is conducting a special inspection at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in Southern Maryland after an electrical malfunction caused the two reactors there to shut down. The plant, which...
  • Great Scott! DEP looking for missing nuclear gauge

     
    Yo! If your neighbor is building a time machine out of a DeLorean, you may want to call the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and West Virginia state officials. Your neighbor could be building the...
  • San Onofre design choices led to nuclear plant shutdown

     
    An executive with the company that manufactured faulty equipment that led to the shutdown of the San Onofre nuclear plant defended decisions made in the design of the replacement steam generators. The company made choices in designing support structures...
  • L.A. Now Live: San Onofre nuclear plant's flawed steam generators

     
    A report released Friday by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission provides the most detailed picture to date of how a flawed system of new steam generators at the San Onofre nuclear power plant was designed. Time staff writer Abby Sewell will......
  • Celebrated nuclear ship rests in Baltimore

    Celebrated nuclear ship rests in Baltimore
    Tucked behind a ruined grain elevator at a pier along an industrial stretch of Baltimore's waterfront lies a still-gleaming white vessel that was once one of the nation's proudest maritime achievements — the only nuclear cargo and passenger ship...
  • What happens when a tornado strikes a nuclear power plant

    What happens when a tornado strikes a nuclear power plant
    Jerry Bischof's work pager buzzed as the server arrived with his plate of herb-rubbed salmon. The message told him that power to one of the two nuclear reactors at Surry Power Station had been lost. It was operating on backup generators. Before he could...
  • Michael Hiltzik: Student loan debate: Take the focus off interest rates

    Michael Hiltzik: Student loan debate: Take the focus off interest rates
  • FPL nuclear employee found intoxicated at St. Lucie County plant

    FPL nuclear employee found intoxicated at St. Lucie County plant
    Florida Power & Light's nuclear reactors received attention from regulators last week after a nuclear employee tested positive for alcohol and two of the reactors made a list of 27 that may need upgrades to withstand earthquakes. Alcohol test
  • Damage at two Japan nuclear plants prompts evacuations

    Damage at two Japan nuclear plants prompts evacuations
    Japanese officials struggled Saturday to avert the possibility of a meltdown at two major nuclear power plants whose emergency cooling systems were damaged by Friday's earthquake and tsunami. Emergency officials ordered the evacuation Saturday of all...
  • A look at Japan's damaged nuclear plants

    A look at Japan's damaged nuclear plants
    The situation at one of Japan's crippled nuclear power plants seemed to go from bad to worse as an explosion Saturday destroyed a building that houses one reactor and on Sunday another reactor began experiencing problems with its cooling system. An...
  • Japan's crisis may have already derailed 'nuclear renaissance'

    Japan's crisis may have already derailed 'nuclear renaissance'
    The nuclear crisis in Japan, even if authorities are able to bring damaged reactors under control, has cast doubts on the future of nuclear power as a clean-energy solution in the United States and around the globe. Before the recent events in Japan, the...