Category Archives: Clinton

Event Report: Illinois nuke loses emergency communications systems

The Clinton nuclear power plant lost all offsite communications abilities yesterday afternoon when utility workers offsite accidentally cut an underground cable, severing the phone lines to the plant. Lost systems included the plant’s Health Physics Network, Emergency Notification System and … Continue reading

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Event Report: Illinois nuke shuts down after steam valves fail

Yesterday afternoon, operators at the Clinton nuclear power plant in Illinois were ramping down the┬ástation’s sole┬áreactor in preparation for refueling. At 16 per cent power, the reactor scrammed on high steam dome pressure after the main steam valves unexpectedly closed. … Continue reading

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