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Environmental Group Wants Indian Point Nuclear Plant Shut Down Over Loose Bolts

BUCHANAN, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A major environmental group is asking for the shutdown of the Indian Point nuclear power plant over safety concerns.

As CBS2’s Lou Young reported, the international environmental protection group Friends of the Earth is asking the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to put the Buchanan, Westchester County power plant on ice – until someone can specify… 376 more words

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FPL Nuclear Waiver Proposal Draws Fire

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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – Attorneys for consumers, the city of Miami and business and environmental groups are fighting Florida Power & Light’s request for a waiver from filing an annual analysis about the feasibility of adding two nuclear reactors in South Florida. 630 more words

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California Regulators Reopen San Onofre Settlement

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California regulators are re-opening a settlement that left consumers responsible for paying $3.3 billion in costs for closing the San Onofre nuclear power plant. 117 more words

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TVA taking temp and velocity measurements in Wheeler Basin

LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – TVA engineers and researchers are spending time this week measuring water in the Tennessee River. New technology is allowing the agency to get more detailed information about the river flow. 295 more words

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Fearing a nuclear terror attack, Belgium is giving iodine pills to its entire population

Belgium is giving everyone living within a 100-km (60-mile) radius of its nuclear reactors an iodine pill in case of a nuclear calamity—which turns out to be everyone in Belgium. 339 more words

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

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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

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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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