Category Archives: Peach Bottom

Update on Peach Bottom feedwater issue: NRC approves increase in maximum power after next refueling outage

The NRC’s timing couldn’t be worse. As I told you earlier today, the Peach Bottom nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania reported that the Emergency Service Water system that provides cooling water in the event of an accident was inoperable. The … Continue reading

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Event Report: Peach Bottom gets NRC approval to continue operating, despite leak in safety system

The Peach Bottom nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania reported that both trains of the Emergency Service Water (ESW) system were inoperable “due to a pin-hole, through wall piping leak.” The leak was discovered Saturday afternoon, and affects the safety of … Continue reading

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NRC finds security violation in dry cask storage at Pennsylvania nuke

As I told you yesterday, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) found an unspecificied security violation in a recent inspection at the Limerick nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania. Today, there are press reports of a security violation at another Exelon nuclear … Continue reading

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Do you live near one of these 32 reactors? GE Hitachi still not sure they can be shut down safely after an earthquake

¬† GE Hitachi (GEH) posted¬†an update on the NRC website today: “GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) provided an update to its guidance and supporting evaluations that were reported in MFN 08-420 R0 on December 19, 2008 and MFN 10-245 R5 … Continue reading

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