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Thunderstorm triggers false alarm at New York nuclear power plant. Which one? You can't tell from the news coverage....

Ah, local news!

The CBS affiliate in Syracuse reported this morning:

An emergency notification siren went off Thursday morning at the nuclear power plants in Scriba, but there was no emergency, officials say. 277 more words

Nuclear Power

Breaking news: Indian Point 3 shut down by false pressure signal

New York’s Journal News reported in the last half hour:

A safety system sent a false signal Wednesday and automatically shut down the Indian Point nuclear power plant’s Unit 3, plant officials said. 56 more words

Nuclear Power

Persistent leaks force power reduction at FitPatrick

The Syracuse Post-Standard reported today:

The FitzPatrick nuclear power plant in Oswego County has been operating at reduced power since mid-June to compensate for persistent leaks in the plant’s aging cooling system that have plagued the facility for the past two years. 225 more words

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Industry says EPA rule needs more nuke support

One thing you can always count on from the nuclear power industry: when it comes to greed, the industry has no shame whatsoever; no matter how much taxpayer and ratepayer support nuclear power receives, the industry will always ask for more. 1,186 more words

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The Milne Transcripts, part 6: The supreme importance of tone

Yet another installment in my reports on Scott Milne’s rather disastrous July 25 appearance on WDEV Radio’s Mark Johnson Show. It was his first in-depth interview since formally launching his campaign for Governor. 635 more words

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AGENCY OF NATURAL RESOURCES OPENS PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD FOR VERMONT YANKEE PERMIT

Originally published in The Commons issue #262 (Wednesday, July 9, 2014). This story appeared on page A4.

Online link: http://www.commonsnews.org/site/site05/story.php?articleno=10242&page=1#.U8AMAvldX0Y

By Olga Peters/The Commons

BRATTLEBORO—A few short months before Vermont Yankee nuclear plant is to cease operations, the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources (ANR) has posted a draft renewal water permit for public comment. 89 more words

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