Latest Nuclear safety Stories

2010-12-28 09:02:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Texans for a Sound Energy Policy (TSEP) released the results of an engineering analysis that identifies serious safety risks with investor-owned utility Exelon's proposed site for a nuclear power plant south of Victoria, Texas.

2010-10-08 10:00:00

MADISON, Pa., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company announced today it has begun the demolition and removal of the retired test reactor outer structure at its Waltz Mill facility here.

2010-10-04 08:55:00

CLEVELAND, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- EHS Today, a magazine dedicated to the management of risk in the workplace and environment, is proud to announce that 12 companies have been named to the 2010 list of America's Safest Companies.

2010-09-21 13:47:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission ("NRC") has ordered the Shaw Group, a Fortune 500 corporation with over 28,000 employees, to institute sweeping improvements in how it responds to workers' safety complaints throughout its U.S. nuclear operations.

2010-09-15 19:04:01

Scientists are reporting discovery of the biological secrets that enable plants growing near the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant to adapt and flourish in highly radioactive soil — legacy of the 1986 nuclear disaster in the Ukraine.

2010-08-08 17:25:00

Experts said Friday that fires sweeping across Russia are threatening to re-release nuclear contamination from the Chernobyl disaster into the air, but not in levels dangerous to human health.

2010-07-29 11:23:00

ARLINGTON, Va., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- OnPoint Consulting Inc. (OnPoint), a leading provider of comprehensive IT and Information Assurance solutions to the U.S.

2010-07-09 16:24:00

WASHINGTON, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the Eastern United States suffered through record-breaking triple-digit temperatures threatening brownouts and blackouts, the nation's nuclear power plants posted an average operating capacity of 97 percent July 4-7. Eighty-five reactors across the country ran at 100 percent operating capacity during the entire week.

2010-07-01 10:00:00

Taxpayer-Backed Nuclear Loan Guarantees Make July 4th "Energy Non-Independence Day"; 2 of 3 Leading Loan Guarantees Candidates Have Major Foreign Ownership, Large Reactor Component Construction Jobs Are Overseas. WASHINGTON, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The notion that taxpayer-backed loan guarantees for more nuclear power means energy independence in the United States is a hoax that could cost unwary U.S.

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