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Millstone (Courtesy Dominion Resources)

“Thermal Plume” Of Millstone Water Being Investigated

State environmental officials are taking a closer look at the impact of more than 2 billion gallons of water discharged into Long Island Sound from Connecticut’s nuclear plant.

18 hours ago

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Millstone Drill To Test Response To Intruders

WATERFORD, Conn. (AP) – The Millstone nuclear power complex in Waterford is testing the response of about 500 workers and emergency responders to an intruder scenario. The power station owned by Virginia-based Dominion is conducting […]

09/09/2014

Millstone (Courtesy Dominion Resources)

US Regulators Rap Faulty Water Pump At Millstone

Federal regulators say they could impose more inspections and greater oversight of Connecticut’s nuclear power plant due to repeated problems with a critical water pump.

08/28/2014

Millstone (Courtesy Dominion Resources)

Millstone Cited For Minor Safety Violations

Federal inspectors have cited Connecticut’s nuclear plant for three minor safety violations, including a worker who breathed in radioactive material.

08/12/2014

Millstone (Courtesy Dominion Resources)

Millstone Plant Powering Back Up

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says a reactor at Connecticut’s Millstone nuclear plant that was shut last weekend due to a faulty water pump is powering up again.

07/30/2014

Millstone (Courtesy Dominion Resources)

Millstone 2 Shuts Down For Water Pump Problem

One of the two reactors at Connecticut’s Millstone nuclear power plant has been shut down because a problem with a water pump.

07/28/2014

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Electricity Out at Millstone

WATERFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Federal officials say Connecticut’s nuclear plant in Waterford has lost power, with an electrical short likely to blame. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says the two reactors at Millstone Power Station shut […]

05/25/2014

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Potassium Iodide Going to Millstone Neighbors

WATERFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut is about to receive about 1.3 million potassium iodide pills to be distributed to towns in a 10-mile emergency planning zone around Millstone Power Station in Waterford. The pills protect […]

03/02/2014

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

Low-level Safety Violation Found At Millstone

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has cited Connecticut’s nuclear plant for a low-level safety violation.

11/08/2013

Millstone (Courtesy Dominion Resources)

Electrician Found Dead At Millstone Nuclear Plant

WATERFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Workplace safety officials are investigating the death of an electrician at the Millstone nuclear power complex in Waterford. Millstone spokesman Ken Holt told The Day of New London (http://bit.ly/14oCmRi ) that […]

08/23/2013

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