Tag Archives: Grand Gulf

Event Reports: A scram, a radiation release at a recycling center and yet another drunk supervisor

  Just a few items from this week’s Event Reports at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission website: On Wednesday, the Seabrook nuclear station informed the NRC that the facility’s sole reactor had shut itself down just before 3 am following a … Continue reading

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Event Reports: A reactor shuts itself down in Mississippi, a Fitness for Duty report from Connecticut and another day, another open door

From today’s Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Event Notification Report page: 1. On Sunday, the sole reactor at the Grand Gulf nuclear power plant in Mississippi shut itself down following a turbine trip. Grand Gulf’s report stressed that all the shutdown systems … Continue reading

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Event Reports: Reactor scrams in Mississippi, Nebraska and Alabama, loss of offsite power in Illinois, loss of containment in North Carolina and loss of emergency sirens in Louisiana

Several items from Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday’s Event Notification Reports on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s website: 1. Early Monday morning, operators at the Grand Gulf nuclear power plant in Mississippi shut down the facility’s sole reactor due to a steam … Continue reading

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Do you live near one of these 32 reactors? GE Hitachi still not sure they can be shut down safely after an earthquake

  GE Hitachi (GEH) posted an update on the NRC website today: “GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) provided an update to its guidance and supporting evaluations that were reported in MFN 08-420 R0 on December 19, 2008 and MFN 10-245 R5 … Continue reading

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Event Report: Grand Gulf worker fired for drug use

Mississippi’s Grand Gulf nuclear power plant reported today that a licensed employee failed a random fitness-for-duty test for illegal drugs. The employee’s access to the plant has been terminated. Something I’ve noticed is that there seems to be a disparity in punishment … Continue reading

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Event Reports: Fire at Mississippi nuke, a supervisor on drugs at Florida facility and an Arkansas TV station issues an inaccurate emergency alert

Here’s some items from today’s NRC Event Reports: 1. Yesterday evening, a fire broke out in ‘A’ Main Condensor at the Grand Gulf nuclear power plant in Mississippi. The on-site fire brigade was dispatched to fight the blaze and the … Continue reading

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Event Reports: Fires in South Carolina and Florida, a lightning strike in Mississippi and a reactor shutdown in Illinois

It was a busy Tuesday on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Event Reports page: 1. Yesterday morning, a fire broke was reported in the Plant Vital Battery Room for Unit 2 at the Catawba nuclear power plant in South Carolina. The fire broke … Continue reading

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Event Reports: Safety display systems out at Georgia nuke, manual reactor scram at Mississippi plant

A couple of items from today’s NRC Event Reports: 1. The Hatch nuclear power plant in Georgia reported to the NRC that a hard drive crash on Saturday had rendered inoperable both the Safety Parameter Display System (SPDS) and the Emergency … Continue reading

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Event Reports: Fitness for Duty, a maintenance error and a bad seal

Three items from this morning’s NRC Event Reports page: 1. On Friday morning, an employee supervisor at the Grand Gulf nuclear power plant failed a random Fitness for Duty screening. Test results showed the presence of prohibited drugs in the … Continue reading

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Drunk supervisor at Mississippi nuke

Grand Gulf nuclear plant in Mississippi reported that a contract supervisor tested positive for alcohol in a random Fitness for Duty test yesterday. The employee’s plant access has been revoked.   You can view Event Reports by going to the … Continue reading

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