Category Archives: Preliminary Notification

Update: NRC says November shutdown at NC nuke was the result of human error

Last Wednesday, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission received a Preliminary Notification concerning a mid-November scram at the Brunswick nuclear power plant in North Carolina. On November 16, operators scrammed the Unit 2 reactor from 7 per cent power due to a … Continue reading

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Preliminary Notification: South Texas nuke shutdown included hyrdrogen leak

Usually, the information I send out is from Nuclear Regulatory Commission Event Reports, which are published on the NRC website the first working day following an incident. However, the NRC also has a category of reports called Preliminary Notifications, which … Continue reading

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