WTIC1080

Millstone Nuclear Power Plant

Millstone (Courtesy Dominion Resources)

Millstone Says Faulty Relay Cause of Power Loss

A malfunctioning relay has been identified as the cause of a weekend power outage at Connecticut’s nuclear plant, which supplies half of all power in the state and 12 percent throughout New England, a spokesman said Tuesday.

05/27/2014

Millstone (Courtesy Dominion Resources)

Study: Conn. Nuke Plant Had 173 Safety Violations

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A congressional study indicates that the Connecticut’s only nuclear plant had 173 lower-level safety violations between 2000 and the end of 2012. The report by the Government Accountability Office also shows […]

10/16/2013

Millstone Nuclear Power Station.  (Image courtesy of Dominion.)

Thyroid Pills Headed To Residents Near Waterford Power Plant

WATERFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Emergency preparedness officials are preparing to distribute more than 1 million potassium iodide tablets in the 10-mile emergency planning zone around the Millstone Power Station. The pills reduce the likelihood of […]

09/10/2013

(Photo courtesy Dominion website)

Millstone Nuclear Plant Unit Operating Again

WATERFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The unit shut down by a malfunction at Connecticut’s nuclear power plant is generating electricity again, a spokesman said Thursday. Millstone Power Station and regulators said Unit 3 shut off automatically […]

08/15/2013

Millstone (Courtesy Dominion Resources)

Millstone Seeks US OK for Warmer LI Sound Water

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s nuclear plant has asked federal regulators for permission to use warmer water after being forced to shut last summer because the water of the Long Island Sound got too hot. […]

05/08/2013

Millstone/Dominion

Waste Storage Considered For Millstone

Connecticut regulators appear poised to approve a seven-fold expansion of on-site nuclear waste storage at the Millstone nuclear power complex in Waterford.

04/25/2013

powerplants

Local Residents Get Oppurtunity To Express Nuclear Safety Concerns

Residents who live near the Millstone Nuclear Power Station will get a chance to air their concerns about safety during a public forum.

04/11/2011

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 822 other followers