Category Archives: Davis-Besse

Event Report: Another day, another open door

Earlier this week, I told you about some open doors and the resulting loss of containment at a couple of nuclear power plants. This morning’s Event Notification Report page contained another. The Davis Besse nuclear power plant in Ohio reported … Continue reading

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Event Report: Ohio nuke leaking coolant

During a walkdown inspection yesterday evening, technicians at the Davis-Besse nuclear power plant in Ohio discovered what they said was a pinhole leak in a weld in the Reactor Coolant System. The plant’s sole reactor is currently shut down for … Continue reading

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Event Report: Ohio nuclear plants loses safety display system for seven hours due to hard drive failure

On Thursday afternoon, the Davis-Besse nuclear power plant in Ohio lost its Safety Parameter Display System (SPDS) during a failure of the plant’s hard drive. According to the Event Report submitted to the NRC, data from the SPDS “was not … Continue reading

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Ohio nuke to remain closed pending investigation of cracks in containment structure

¬† The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)¬†said this week that the Davis-Besse nuclear power plant in Ohio would not be allowed to restart its single reactor until the agency has a chance to complete its investigation of hairline cracks in the … Continue reading

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