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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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Lawmakers Question Proposed Electricity Tax

A group of Connecticut lawmakers is opposing a proposed tax on electric generators.

04/13/2011

(Photo courtesy Dominion website)

NRC Team To Visit Millstone

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is sending a team to the Millstone Power Station to investigate an accidental power spike in a reactor earlier this month.

02/22/2011

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