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How severe was the leak at nuclear fuel plant Sunday?‏

Sunday night, something happened on the fourth floor of the nuclear fuel enrichment facility in Metropolis, Illinois. The facility is slightly more than 10 miles from Paducah, Kentucky, across the Ohio River. World Nuclear News minimized the severity of the … Continue reading

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NRC Event Reports: A reactor shutdown, failure of a safety system and worker exposure

Three incidents from this morning’s NRC Event Reports: 1. Unit 1 at Seabrook in New Hampshire is in Hot Standby following an automatic reactor trip yesterday afternoon. The reactor shut down because of low steam generator water levels. The Emergency Feedwater … Continue reading

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