Nuclear Power

Millstone (Courtesy Dominion Resources)

US Regulators Rap Faulty Water Pump At Millstone

Federal regulators say they could impose more inspections and greater oversight of Connecticut’s nuclear power plant due to repeated problems with a critical water pump.

08/28/2014

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

Millstone (Courtesy Dominion Resources)

Millstone 2 Shuts Down For Water Pump Problem

One of the two reactors at Connecticut’s Millstone nuclear power plant has been shut down because a problem with a water pump.

07/28/2014

Millstone (Courtesy Dominion Resources)

Electric Problem Prompts Shutdown Of Millstone Unit

One of the two nuclear reactors at the Millstone Power Station has been shut down due to an issue with the electrical supply for a water pressurizer.

01/31/2014

File photo of an anti-nuclear protester. (Photo by MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

6 Elderly Women Head To Trial For Vt. Nuke Protest

Six elderly Massachusetts women are due to go on trial on charges they chained themselves to the gate at the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant two days after the state was hammered by the remnants of Hurricane Irene.

11/26/2012

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

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