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2 Nuclear Reactors Shut Down at Md. Plant

Federal inspectors are reviewing an unplanned shutdown of both nuclear reactors at the Calvert Cliffs power plant during last week’s snowstorm.


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Report: Dozens of Violations at Va. Nuclear Plants

Two Virginia nuclear power plants experienced dozens of safety violations between 2000 and 2012, but many of those posed very low risks.


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Report: Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Plant Had 147 Safety Violations

An unreleased Government Accountability Office report says the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in Lusby had 140 lower-level safety violations between 2000 and 2012.


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Court: Obama Violating Federal Law On Nuclear Waste Site Delay

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has been violating federal law by delaying a decision on a proposed nuclear waste dump in Nevada, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.


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AP Exclusive: Boxer Wants Probe On Troubled Plant

U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer wants the Justice Department to investigate if California utility executives deceived federal regulators about an equipment swap at the San Onofre nuclear power plant that eventually led to a radiation leak, The Associated Press has learned.


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NRC Upholds Denial of Third Calvert Cliffs Reactor

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has upheld its decision to deny a license for a French company to build a third nuclear reactor at Maryland’s Calvert Cliffs.


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FEMA Gives Thumbs Up To Virginia Nuclear Prep Test

“At this point, we’ve identified nothing detrimental that would impact the health and safety around the North Anna site,” said Darrell W. Hammons of the FEMA. “You have a very cohesive community.”


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Nuclear Regulatory Chief ‘Mortified’ By Allegations That He’s A Bully

The head of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Thursday he was “mortified” by allegations that he verbally abused women who worked at the agency.