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Nuclear Power

(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