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Virginia nuke shut down because of steam leak

The Unit 1 reactor at the North Anna nuclear power plant in Virginia had to be shut down on Monday due to a leaking steam line. The problem has now been fixed, and the reactor is ramping up again. It … Continue reading

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Vermont Yankee reports steam leak, evacuation

Vermont Yankee reported a steam leak to the NRC yesterday. During quarterly startup of the High Pressure Coolant Injection (HPCI) system for surveillance, “audible and visual indications of steam leakage were observed,” according to an Event Report posted today¬†to the … Continue reading

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