LOWER ALLOWAYS CREEK TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The polar vortex plunging the nation into below-freezing temperatures briefly forced a New Jersey nuclear reactor to shut down.
SEABROOK, N.H. (AP) — The Seabrook Station nuclear power plant is a step closer to receiving its 20-year license extension from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Seacoastonline.com reports the commission recently issued a positive finding in a safety evaluation report of its review of Seabrook Station's application to extend its original 40-year license.
VERNON, Vt. (AP) — The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has filed a complaint against the manufacturer of casks used at the closed Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant.
LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has approved a request from the owner of a former New Jersey nuclear power plant to change its emergency planning.
LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The owner of what was considered to be America's oldest nuclear power plant until its shutdown last week says it has removed the nuclear fuel from the reactor.
Chicago-based Exelon Corp. has notified the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission that it removed the last of the fuel rods from the Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station in New Jersey on Tuesday.
The material was placed into a spent fuel pool where it will cool down for at least two years.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Yankee has moved its remaining spent nuclear fuel into storage.
Vermont Public Radio reports the fuel will be stored in steel and concrete casks near the Connecticut River. Officials say the process is ahead of schedule.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A federal regulatory agency says it needs more financial information before it can approve the sale of Vermont Yankee.
Potential buyer NorthStar has not proved that it has enough money to clean up the shuttered nuclear power plant, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said.
OSWEGO, N.Y. (AP) — Federal regulators say operators of the FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant along Lake Ontario are trying to figure out why several fuel rods are leaking radiation.
GAITHERSBURG, Md. (AP) — The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has begun a special inspection at a facility in suburban Maryland following a worker's potential exposure to radioactive contamination.
A five-member NRC team began the inspection Tuesday after an incident last month when a glass ampule containing americium-241 —a radioactive substance — broke in a National Institute of Standards and Technology laboratory in Gaithersburg.
PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts nuclear power plant has been cited for a security issue.
The Patriot Ledger reports (http://bit.ly/2tsjTGH ) the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth will have the undisclosed security violation noted on its next quarterly report.
PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — The Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth is operating at reduced power after seawater leaked into the condenser system.
The Cape Cod times reported (http://bit.ly/2jY4Mw2 ) that the state's only nuclear reactor, which is scheduled to close in 2019, was operating at 28 percent on Tuesday.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has scheduled a public meeting to start its review process into the proposed sale of the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant.
The meeting is scheduled for Jan. 24 at NRC headquarters in Rockville, Maryland.
Entergy Nuclear has submitted a request to sell the closed plant to NorthStar Group Services Inc.