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Want to save money on your utility bill? Close aging nuclear plants, says Physicians for Social Responsibility

Oregon’s Lund Report ran an article today in which Physicians for Social Responsiblity estimated how much the closure of a single aging nuclear reactor could save its ratepayers: Ratepayers in our region could save at least $1.7 billion over the next 17 years if … Continue reading

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Event Reports: Leaking coolant in New York and other little disasters‏

Here’s the Monday morning wrapup, compiled from reports submitted to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission: 1. On Friday morning, control room personnel at the Nine Mile Point nuclear power plant in New York “received alert alarms for containment monitoring particulate channels … Continue reading

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Event Reports: Pump failure in Louisiana, fuel fabrication facility safety problem in Washington state, and potential flood problems in Nebraska‏

A few things from today’s Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Event Reports page: 1. Yesterday morning, operators at the Waterford nuclear power plant in Louisiana took Essential Chilled Water Pump B out of service for maintenance. Actions taken at that time also “rendered … Continue reading

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