Monthly Archives: December 2014

Water leak forces shutdown at Pennsylvania nuke

Allentown, Pennsylvania’s The Morning Call reported yesterday: A water leak forced the shutdown of PPL Susquehanna nuclear power plant Unit 1 early Saturday morning. PPL Susquehanna, a subsidiary of PPL Corp. in Allentown, described the problem in a press release … Continue reading

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WCS attempting to bring high-level radioactive waste to its West Texas dump

It’s official now. Waste Control Specialists wants to expand its low-level radioactive waste dump in Andrews County to include the much more dangerous spent fuel rods from nuclear power plants. Spent fuel rods are classified as high-level waste, and are┬áspecifically … Continue reading

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A new record: Two new British reactors to cost $37.75 billion

The headline in today’s The Spectator pretty much says it all: Is the Hinkley C nuclear power station the most expensive object ever built in Britain? Ross Clark writes: We might not have much of a coherent energy policy, but … Continue reading

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