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Event Report: Michigan reactor shut down

Yesterday morning, operators at the Fermi nuclear power plant manually shut down the Unit 2 reactor after discovering “hydrogen gas in-leakage into the stator water cooling system from the main turbine generator.” Fermi officials desribed the incident as “uncomplicated” while noting … Continue reading

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Update: Emergency outage at South Texas nuke enters second week‏

On November 29, the Unit 2 reactor at the South Texas Project experienced an automatic reactor trip from 100 per cent power. The reactor had just returned to full power after a refueling outage. In the shutdown, a steam dump valve … Continue reading

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