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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)

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

NRC Nuclear Regulatory Commission (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Senate Committee Considers Nomination Of Connecticut Native Named To Head NRC

A geologist who was born in Hartford and grew up in Avon is President Obama’s choice to head the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The Senate Environment Committee began hearings on the nomination Wednesday

06/13/2012

(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