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Illinois nuke shuts down after loss of power incident

┬áThe Chicago Tribune reported this afternoon: U.S. power company Exelon’s 1,136-megawatt Unit 2 at the Byron nuclear power plant in Illinois shut Monday morning, a spokeswoman at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) said. Exelon declared an unusual event due … Continue reading

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Illinois nuclear employee drunk on duty

Today’s NRC Event Reports included a Fitness for Duty incident at the Byron nuclear power plant in Illinois. An employee supervisor tested positive for alcohol in a random Fitness for Duty test yesterday. The employee’s access to the plant has … Continue reading

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