Category Archives: Concrete

Problems with insurance company may force permanent closure of Crystal River nuke

The Tampa Bay Times reported today: Progress Energy already plans to stick its customers with a $670 million bill for the botched upgrade to the Crystal River nuclear plant. Now those customers have reason to fear that Progress will try … Continue reading

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NRC warns nukes of dangers of bad steel, crumbling concrete

In separate reports, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission warned nuclear power plants about a pair of problems that it has observed, corroding steel and crumbling concrete. The NRC found that rusting steel caused the shutdown of a Michigan nuclear power plant … Continue reading

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