Category Archives: University of Texas

Event Reports: Emergency sirens inoperable in North Carolina, an automatic reactor trip in Arkansas and an untended research reactor in Texas

Some items from today’s Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Event Notification Report page: 1. Yesterday morning, operators at the Harris nuclear power plant in North Carolina discovered that all of the plant’s emergency notification sirens were inoperable. The sirens were returned to … Continue reading

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Event Report: Faulty fuel temperature indicator found at University of Texas research reactor‏

I live in Austin, Texas, about 15 miles from the University of Texas’ research reactor. (It used to be closer, but the University moved the little bugger from the main campus and set up shop in North Austin, right across … Continue reading

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