Category Archives: Sirens

Event Reports: Emergency notification problems in Kansas and Illinois

A couple of items from today’s Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s (NRC) Event Notification Report page concern emergency notification systems. 1. The Wolf Creek nuclear power plant in Kansas suffered a major loss of communications capability yesterday when the plant’s internal phone … Continue reading

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Thunderstorm triggers false alarm at New York nuclear power plant. Which one? You can’t tell from the news coverage….

Ah, local news! The CBS affiliate in Syracuse reported this morning: An emergency notification siren went off Thursday morning at the nuclear power plants in Scriba, but there was no emergency, officials say. The siren was inadvertently tripped by a … Continue reading

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Event Reports: Three nuclear facilities fail recent tests

Some items from this morning’s NRC Event Reports page: 1. Global Nuclear Fuels notified the NRC that one of the alarm sirens, part of its onsite Critical Accident Alerm System at its nuclear fuel fabrication facility in Wilmington, North Carolina, was found … Continue reading

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Event Report: Emergency sirens out at Nebraska nuke

The Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant reported to the NRC today that it has lost communications with 21 of its 101 emergency sirens. The siren problems mean that two Iowa counties would not be alerted if there were a problem … Continue reading

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