Category Archives: Jellyfish

Attack of the Sea Salp: California nuke shut down by jellyfish invasion‏

On Wednesday, operators at the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant manually scrammed the Unit 2 reactor “due to an influx of sea salp – a small, jellyfish-like organism – in the intake structure.” The plant activated the reactor’s auxiliary feedwater … Continue reading

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Update: Jellyfish swarm at Florida nuke also killed fish

The Palm Beach Post reported today: A massive influx of jellyfish shut down the St. Lucie nuclear power plant in late August, but it is only now that nuclear regulators, wildlife officials and marine researchers are learning that the event … Continue reading

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