Category Archives: River Bend

Louisiana nuke fined over workers’ lack of attention to their duties

Found this while I was surfing the internet today…. World Nuclear News reported: Entergy has been fined $140,000 after control room workers at River Bend nuclear power plant were caught surfing the Internet. With primary responsibility for monitoring the status … Continue reading

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Event Reports: Maintenance complications in Florida, a reactor scram in Louisiana, human error and a halon release in South Carolina and a faulty valve in Massachusetts

A number of items appeared on the NRC Event Reports today following the long holiday weekend: 1. On December 6, the Turkey Point nuclear power plant in Florida began work on modifications to the¬†plant’s Technical Support System (TSC.) The system … Continue reading

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Event Reports: Human errors, tritium releases and a hydrogen leak

Some items from today’s NRC Event Reports: ¬† 1. Sometimes safety systems can be overcome by human error. Early yesterday morning, a technician left two doors open in the Unit 2 reactor building at the Dresden nuclear power plant in … Continue reading

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