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U.S. Nuclear Power Plants

Report: U.S. Nuclear Plants Not Adequately Protected

Reuters | Posted 10.17.2013 | Green

By Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON, Aug 15 (Reuters) - U.S. nuclear power plants are not adequately protected from threats, including the t...

Shocking Revelation About San Onofre

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 07.29.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant operated for three decades with equipment that might have temporarily cut off the plan...

Officials Investigating Illinois Reactor Shutdown

AP | TAMMY WEBBER | Posted 04.01.2012 | Green

CHICAGO (AP) — A failed electrical insulator blamed for a power loss to a nuclear reactor in northern Illinois was replaced Tuesday, and the U.S. Nu...

U.S. Launches Review Of All 104 Nuclear Power Plants

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has launched a two-step review of U.S. nuclear power plants in the wake of the nuclear crisis in Japan...

Exploring Earthquake Risks to US Nuclear Power Plants

David Kroodsma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Kroodsma

Of the reactors in the U.S., about one third of them are boiling water reactors, using the same technology as the Fukushima Daiichi reactor in Japan.