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Report: Nuke dump radiation leak could have been prevented

04/17/2015

A radiation leak that forced the indefinite closure of the federal government's only underground nuclear waste repository could have been prevented, a team of investigators said Thursday.

Areva’s nuclear reactor vessel flaws may be “costly”

04/17/2015

The French nuclear regulator says anomalies found in Areva’s nuclear reactor technology are “very serious” and may be costly to fix.

NEI: FPL’s nuclear plants generate $1.4bn for state’s economy

04/16/2015

A Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) report said Florida Power & Light’s (FPL) nuclear power plants bring in more than $1.4 billion annually to the state’s economy.

Pump failure shuts down nuclear power unit

04/16/2015

Unit 1 at the Beaver Valley nuclear power station in Pennsylvania manually tripped from 85 percent power due to a condensate pump trip.

Canada, India sign uranium supply deal

04/16/2015

Canada will supply uranium to India under a new agreement.

Nuclear power plant water leak contained

04/15/2015

A heavy water leak at a nuclear power plant in Canada was contained and recovered Tuesday.

White paper looks at state compliance with Clean Power Plan

04/15/2015

Cost-effectiveness, electric system reliability and achievement of the environmental goal “with integrity,” are key factors that state must consider in light of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clean Power Plan, according to a recent white paper distributed by the Bipartisan Policy Center.

Japanese court rejects bid to restart of two nuclear reactors

04/15/2015

A court issued an injunction Tuesday ordering two nuclear reactors in western Japan to stay offline, rejecting regulators' safety approval of the reactors' planned restart later this year, a decision that could further delay the government's restart plans.

Nigeria & Russia in nuclear plant development talks

04/14/2015

The Nigerian government is in talks with Russia’s Rosatom to build up to four nuclear power plants for $20 billion in Africa.

Nuclear engineering company to build first U.S. pebble bed reactor

04/14/2015

Maryland-based X-energy said it will be the first manufacturer of pebble fuel in the U.S. for use in its nuclear reactor.

NRC begins special inspection at nuclear power plant

04/14/2015

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) started a special inspection at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in Maryland following the shutdown of both units.
 

Susquehanna nuclear Unit 2 trips offline

04/13/2015

PPL's (NYSE: PPL) Susquehanna nuclear power plant Unit 2 automatically shut down while power was being decreased for a scheduled maintenance outage.

NRC approves nuclear power plant ownership transfer

04/13/2015

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) approved a request to transfer ownership of a nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania.

Susquehanna nuclear Unit 2 shut down for scheduled outage

04/13/2015

Unit 2 at the Susquehanna nuclear power plant was disconnected from the grid to begin a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage.

Belarus to shut down 900-MW of power plant generation for nuclear power plant

04/09/2015

Belarus plans to decommission 900-MW worth of power generating plant capacity before operations begin at a new nuclear power plant.

Licensing approvals “very close” for Japan nuclear reactors’ restart

04/09/2015

Japan’s nuclear regulator said it is close to completing its review of two nuclear reactors set to restart under new regulations.

Wolf Creek nuclear company improves work environment

04/09/2015

Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corp. (WCNOC) officials have reportedly addressed safety conscious work environment concerns at a Kansas nuclear power plant.
 

Both Calvert Cliffs nuclear units go offline due to D.C. area disruption

04/08/2015

Both Calvert Cliffs nuclear units in Maryland tripped offline on April 7, according to a report that operator Exelon (NYSE:EXC) filed with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

Nuclear plant regulators to discuss Lynchburg review

04/08/2015

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will hold a public hearing later this month to discuss the results of a safety performance review at the Babcock & Wilcox nuclear fuel fabrication plant.

NRC holding open house to discuss Catawba Nuclear

04/08/2015

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Federal regulators are scheduled to discuss their recent assessment of a nuclear power plant in South Carolina.

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