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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

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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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Low Water Levels Prompted Automatic Shutdown At Millstone

Officials at Connecticut’s nuclear power plant says one of its two operating units shut down due to low levels of the water used to cool the reactor core.

08/12/2013

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

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Millstone Gets OK To Expand Nuclear Waste Storage

State officials authorized the Millstone nuclear plant on Thursday to significantly expand nuclear waste storage capacity over the next 30 years.

05/02/2013

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Millstone Worker Suspended

A reactor operator at the Millstone nuclear power complex in Waterford has been suspended after officials say he tested positive for alcohol at work.

04/18/2013

Millstone (Courtesy Dominion Resources)

Millstone To Ask Permission To Use Warmer Cooling Water

Connecticut’s nuclear plant is preparing to ask federal regulators for permission to use water that’s even warmer than the temperature that forced it to shut a unit last August.

02/18/2013

Millstone (Courtesy Dominion Resources)

NRC Sends Extra Inspectors To Power Plants As Storm Approaches

Additional inspectors are being sent to nuclear power plants in five states — including Millstone in Waterford — as Hurricane Sandy approaches the East Coast.

10/29/2012

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