Federal inspectors have cited Connecticut’s nuclear plant for three minor safety violations, including a worker who breathed in radioactive material.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says a reactor at Connecticut’s Millstone nuclear plant that was shut last weekend due to a faulty water pump is powering up again.
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.
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.
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
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.