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Millstone Drill To Test Response To Intruders

WATERFORD, Conn. (AP) – The Millstone nuclear power complex in Waterford is testing the response of about 500 workers and emergency responders to an intruder scenario. The power station owned by Virginia-based Dominion is conducting […]

09/09/2014

Millstone (Courtesy Dominion Resources)

Millstone Cited For Minor Safety Violations

Federal inspectors have cited Connecticut’s nuclear plant for three minor safety violations, including a worker who breathed in radioactive material.

08/12/2014

Millstone (Courtesy Dominion Resources)

Millstone Plant Powering Back Up

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.

07/30/2014

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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

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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

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