A reactor operator at the Millstone nuclear power complex in Waterford has been suspended after officials say he tested positive for alcohol at work.
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.
Additional inspectors are being sent to nuclear power plants in five states — including Millstone in Waterford — as Hurricane Sandy approaches the East Coast.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says Connecticut’s Millstone nuclear power plant has shut one of its two reactors to stop a water leak.
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.
The state Supreme Court today dismissed a lawsuit that challenged the way the Millstone Nuclear power plant has been operated.