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TVA completes refueling of Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant

Apr 16 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Chattanooga Times Free Press, Tenn. - The Tennessee Valley Authority's Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant has returned the Unit 2 reactor to service following a 27-day scheduled refueling and maintenance project. More...

Beaver Valley nuclear plant unit shut down after pump breaks

Apr 16 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - J.D. Prose Beaver County Times, Pa. - Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station operators unexpectedly shut down Unit 1 early Wednesday after one of the unit's two condensate pumps malfunctioned. More...

First part of MOX study yet to surface

Apr 16 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Derrek Asberry Aiken Standard, S.C. - The first of two studies of alternatives for the Savannah River Site's MOX program was slated for a Wednesday release. More...
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Schuylkill EMA begins practice for nuke mishaps

Apr 15 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Maria Jacketti Standard-Speaker, Hazleton, Pa. - Schuylkill County Emergency Management Agency (EMA), which is responsible for providing evacuation centers outside of the 10-mile emergency planning zones for the Susquehanna Steam Electric Plant and Three Mile Island, began a two-day practice emergency session today and continuing Thursday. More...

TVA starts refueling Sequoyah Unit 1

Apr 13 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Dave Flessner Chattanooga Times Free Press, Tenn. - The Tennessee Valley Authority began a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage over the weekend at the Unit 1 reactor at the Sequoyah Nuclear Power Plant. More...

NRC approves nuclear plant license transfer; hurdles remain

Apr 14 - Citizens' Voice, The (Wilkes-Barre, PA) - The transfer of operating licenses for the PPL Susquehanna Steam nuclear power plant complies with federal regulations and would not pose a risk to public health and safety, the U.S. More...

Articles 

By PJ Davis
On: April 7, 2015
The sad events of March 11, 2011 have indelibly marked our hearts and our planet. While the events at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant were unprecedented, for many, nuclear fuel is still felt to more...
By Ferdinand E. Banks
On: March 13, 2015
France and Sweden may still have the largest nuclear inventory per voter in the world, and they also once enjoyed the lowest electricity prices in Europe, and perhaps the world. more...
By Harry Valentine
On: February 3, 2015
In recent years, the power generation industry has included development of competitively priced, efficient small-scale technologies that can be operated and monitored from remote locations, courtesy of modern real time telecommunications technology. more...
By Michael Keller
On: November 19, 2014
Seems to me nuclear power is essentially a 1950's vintage technology entering the twilight stage of life. However, 21st century advancements can solve the shortcomings of the earlier atomic age. It is time to move more...
By Mike Varney
On: November 17, 2014
As a former U.S. Navy captain with over 20 years' experience in operating nuclear-powered submarines, Mike Varney draws insightful parallels between commanding a submarine and operating a utility. He offers relevant lessons learned from his more...

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