U.S. Nuclear News Roundup: Ft. Calhoun close to shut down — Falsified tests in NY — North Anna restart to take months? — Leak in CT

Friday, September 9, 2011
By Paul Martin

September 9th, 2011

Omaha World Herald: Feds: Ft. Calhoun nuke plant among two worst – Could be considered a letter grade of “D.” No plants have an “F,” which requires a plant be shut down

WOWT: Fort Calhoun Nuclear Plant Gets Downgraded – The results are in and it’s not looking good for the Fort Calhoun Nuclear Power Plant

Post-Standard: NY nuclear worker pleads guilty to falsifying worker safety tests

AP: Water leak shuts Connecticut’s Millstone reactor because leak exceeded the plant’s specifications

News Advance, North Anna restart may take months: “We don’t have a lot of experience in this area,” said Eric J. Leeds, director of the NRC’s Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation. “It looks like we’ll see a lot of each other over the next few weeks — hopefully not months.”

Economic Times: “I feel safer here than I do driving up and down the highway,” said Michael Duffey, who handles internal communications at the [North Anna nuclear] plant, during the tour.

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