WATERFORD, Conn. (AP) _ One of the two reactors at Connecticut’s Millstone nuclear power plant has been shut down because a problem with a water pump.
Plant officials say a water flow problem was detected Saturday affecting a turbine-driven auxiliary pump at the Millstone 2 reactor. They say that reactor was shut down shortly after 2 p.m. after attempts to troubleshoot and fix the problem failed.
The Millstone 3 reactor was not affected by the problem.
It was not clear Monday when Millstone 2 would be back online.
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