Event Report: Maryland nuke leaking coolant, forced to limit output

According to an Event Report filed yesterday with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, operators at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant were forced to reduce output from the Unit 1 reactor due to the discovery Thursday night of a pressure boundary leak in the Reactor Coolant System. According to the Event Report, Calvert Cliffs took the reactor down to 10 per cent output.By Friday afternoon, the company reported that the leak has been isolated, and the plant is preparing to ramp back up to full output.

 

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About Robert Singleton

By day, I work for a call center. In my spare time, I try to save my hometown (and planet) from a nearly constant onslaught of greedheads, lunatics and land developers. I live in a fictional town called Austin, Texas, where I go to way too many meetings.
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