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An Outage Twist: Degraded bolts at New York Nuclear Plant Warrant Attention

Neil Sheehan
Public Affairs Officer
Region I

When the Indian Point Unit 2 nuclear power plant entered a refueling and maintenance outage in early March, the to-do list included a task born of industry operating experience, both in the United States and overseas. 614 more words


Report: Cyber Attackers Infect Nuclear Power Plant Systems With Computer Virus

By Mac Slavo – SHTFplan.com

The threat of a large-scale terrorist attack caused by chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear weapons of mass destruction has been at the forefront of investigations in recent months, so much so that in March the White House issued a warning highlighting the… 799 more words

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30 Years of Photographing Chernobyl

Efrem Lukatsky, a Kiev-based photographer for The Associated Press, recalls the confusion and anxiety of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant explosion, the world’s worst nuclear accident. 2,190 more words


NRC Talks Research in Tennessee

Salman Haq
Reactor Engineer
Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research

We recently issued the draft report summarizing detailed research and analyses into what might happen during an accident at a nuclear power plant. 384 more words


Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant radioactive release and emergency shutdown

From Fort Russ

Translated by Ollie Richardson for Fort Russ

11th April, 2016



A radioactive release and emergency shutdown of unit 6 occurred at the Zaporizhia Nuclear Power Plant.   211 more words

Lying Through My Teeth

I must say that my lying has been going gang busters! Way beyond expectations, but then I guess, I should say the reverse for you to believe me. 626 more words


Nuclear Reactor Shut Down after Radioactive Leak at Olkiluoto NPP, Finland

Defective fuel rods force reactor shutdown at Finland’s Olkiluoto 1

“​Defective fuel rods have been found at OL1 nuclear power plant unit. Electricity production at the plant unit will be stopped for the duration of the work on Monday 11 April 2016,” according to a press release issued by Teollisuuden Voima nuclear power company. 53 more words

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