Nuclear plant to boost safety amid typhoon threats
The China National Nuclear Corporation has vowed improved safety measures for its nuclear plants in order to prevent potential damage from floods and typhoons. …..
Japan’s nuclear leaks sparked butterfly mutations
The new peace envoy to Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, says talking about a military option is akin to admitting diplomatic failure. …..
NRC Cites San Onofre Nuclear Plant for Lapse in Security
The NRC noted the violation during a four-day inspection in May. SONGS has been completely offline since January, when a radioactive leak led to the discovery of severely degraded heat exchanger tubes…..
A top Vermont utility regulator says she’s not satisfied with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s response to her concern that a string of small problems at the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant may add up…..
Congressman questions Ohio nuclear plant reopening
An Ohio congressman has questioned the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s decision to let a nuclear plant along Lake Erie reopen despite cracks found in its concrete shell. …..
NRC, Duke Energy To Discuss Apparent Violations
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission will meet with Duke Energy officials to discuss two apparent safety violations at the Harris nuclear power plant that have been corrected. …..
Editorial: Get nuclear waste site operational
It could be shut down time if the industry and its regulators don’t find a solution to this problem soon. …..
Court frowns on ministers
Sundarrajan contends that the AERB has not applied its mind on the consent order issued by the TNPCB on the tolerance temperature limits for the KKNPP effluent before giving its clearance for loading …..
NRC slaps ailing San Onofre nuke plant on security
Federal regulators have slapped the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant in California with a violation for a lapse in plant security. …..
Nuclear concerns voiced at landfill
The Environment Agency has granted an environmental permit to Sita Ltd which allows it to accept low level nuclear waste at Clifton Marsh landfill site near Preston. …..
Public Voices Concerns About More Nuclear Waste
A At a public forum earlier this week, neighbors and an anti-nuclear activist raised concerns about Millstone Power Station’s plans to vastly increase the amount of nuclear waste it can store on site …..
TVA’s Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant flagged for more safety issues
The Athens, Ala., electricity plant powered by three nuclear reactors had a preliminary “white” finding — NRC’s least serious safety flag — extended from one of the reactors to all three, according …..
Japan nuclear disaster hit butterflies, but humans unaffected
Radiation from the leaking Fukushima nuclear plant following last year’s tsunami caused mutations in some butterflies and damaged the local environment though humans seem relatively unaffected, resear…..
How the North Anna Nuclear Power Plant Weathered the 2011 East Coast Earthquake
We’re coming up on the first anniversary of the 2011 earthquake that jolted the East Coast of the U.S. While the quake did little damage — other than fraying the nerves of millions who never experien…..
Feds say 2 closed Xcel nuclear reactors safe
Two emergency backup generators failed at the Prairie Island nuclear plant. The Prairie Island Indian Community wants assurances that the critical emergency generators would not fail in an actual emer…..