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Update on NRC Bulletin on electrical problems: Problem in April with South Carolina nuke may be related

The NRC is threatening the Catawba nuclear plant in South Carolina with increased inspections following a loss of power incident in April. The details, as reported by South Carolina newspaper The State, sound as if they might be the same … Continue reading

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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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