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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

Millstone (Courtesy Dominion Resources)

NRC To Study Cancer Risk Near Millstone, Connecticut Yankee

Federal regulators are launching a pilot study of cancer risks in populations around six nuclear power plants, including the Millstone Power Station and decommissioned Haddam Neck site in southeastern Connecticut.

10/24/2012

Millstone (Courtesy Dominion Resources)

Water Cools; Millstone 2 Back On Line

Connecticut’s nuclear power plant has returned to full service nearly two weeks after one of its two units was forced to shut down because seawater used to cool it down was too warm.

08/27/2012

Millstone Power Station (Courtesy Dominion Resources, Inc)

Hot Water In Sound Prompts Shutdown Of Millstone 2 Nuclear Plant

Federal energy regulators say Connecticut’s nuclear power plant has shut down one of two units because water from Long Island Sound used to operate the plant is too hot following the hottest July on record.

08/13/2012

Millstone Power Station (Courtesy Dominion Resources, Inc)

Millstone Operators Assess Safety Measures

More than seven months after an earthquake and tsunami triggered meltdowns at Japan’s Fukushima plant, operators of Connecticut’s sole nuclear plant said Wednesday they’re reassessing numerous operations to ensure safety at the shoreline plant.

10/26/2011

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

Water Leak Forces Shutdown Of One Millstone Reactor

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says Connecticut’s Millstone nuclear power plant has shut one of its two reactors to stop a water leak.

09/06/2011

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

Feds Impose More Oversight On Millstone

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says operators at the Millstone nuclear plant in Connecticut failed on numerous levels while testing turbine control valves last February that resulted in a power surge.

08/08/2011

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

Court Dismisses Millstone Lawsuit

The state Supreme Court today dismissed a lawsuit that challenged the way the Millstone Nuclear power plant has been operated.

05/23/2011

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