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2013-05-29 16:22:00

AKRON, Ohio, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) has recognized FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC) with a Top Industry Practice Award for developing and implementing a maintenance program that increases safe nuclear plant operations by improving equipment reliability and work efficiency. Fifteen Engineering and Supply Chain employees from FENOC's Beaver Valley Power Station in Shippingport, Pa., Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio,...

2007-12-27 09:10:55

Artificial reefs made of everything from oil rigs to subway cars to concrete rubble are sunk these days to the ocean floor to provide homes for marine life. But are they actually helpful? Although such reefs have at times done more harm than good, scientists explained artificial reefs are getting better and better. The deliberate creation of artificial reefs goes back to at least the 17th century in Japan, where fisherman built reefs with oyster shells to attract fish....