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Underground storage radiation leak may have another cause


A radiation leak at an underground nuclear waste storage site in New Mexico may have been caused by improper packaging.

NRC lifts order at uranium conversion facility


The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has lifted a confirmatory order at the Honeywell Metropolis Works facility in Illinois.

DOE awards $420mn order for uranium enrichment facility decommissioning


The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) awarded a task order to Fluor Federal Services Inc. for deactivation services at a former uranium enrichment facility in Kentucky.

Nebraska utilities get more time to gauge nuke flood risks


Federal regulators have given Nebraska's two biggest utilities more time to evaluate flooding hazards at their two nuclear power plants.

NRC issues confirmatory order to Entergy Nuclear


The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) issued a confirmatory order to Entergy Nuclear (NYSE: ETR) in regards to corrective actions taken at the Palisades nuclear power plant in Michigan.

CB&I to implement NRC requirements at Entergy nuclear power plants


CB&I (NYSE: CBI) was awarded several contracts valued at $100 million from Entergy (NYSE: ETR) for project and construction management services at several nuclear power plants in the U.S.

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Collection of new products for the power generation markets.

Duke Energy completes Dan River cleanup


Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) has completed cleanup along the Dan River just upstream of the Schoolfield Dam in Danville, Virginia.

Six U.S. utilities form advisory board for Areva’s fuel assembly design


Areva to install venting systems at nuclear power plants in Spain


Areva was contracted to install filtered containment venting systems (FCVS) to two nuclear power plants in Spain.

Diesel fuel oil leak found at Fermi nuclear power unit


DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) said one of the gas turbine generators at the Fermi 2 nuclear power plant in Michigan is leaking diesel fuel oil.

Sendai nuclear power plant may restart without emergency center


The Sendai nuclear power plant in Japan is set to restart without its off-site emergency center.

Video: Nuclear power plants brace for Hurricane Arthur


Nuclear power plants along the East Coast are prepared for the potential impact of Hurricane Arthur.

Duke Energy completes coal ash cleanup at Town Creek, Dan River


Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) completed the cleanup of a coal ash deposit and sediment where Town Creek meets the Dan River, approximately two miles from the Dan River Steam Station.

Callaway nuclear power station granted extension for generator


The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission granted an extension to Ameren Missouri to install a portable generator at a nuclear power plant.

California solar photovoltaic power plant to get security system


American Integrated Security Group (AISG) developed a security solution for NRG Energy (NYSE: NRG) to use at a 250-MW solar photovoltaic plant in California.

Report: NNSA needs clear security plan for oversight


The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) said the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) does not have a clear path and vision for its security performance and oversight.

Second nuclear emergency response center opens in Memphis


A second emergency response center opened in Memphis.

NRC issues yellow findings for fatal accident at Arkansas Nuclear One


The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) issued two “yellow” findings for Entergy (NYSE: ETR)’s Arkansas Nuclear One plant for a March 2013 fatal accident.

Ft. Calhoun nuclear power plant operating at reduced power in case of flood


The 500-MW Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant in Nebraska is operating at reduced power levels until Missouri River levels decrease.