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Latest St. Lucie Nuclear Power Plant Stories

2008-01-07 09:00:49

Florida Power & Light Company's St. Lucie nuclear power plant Unit 2 returned online January 4 following a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. Unit 2 was taken offline September 30 for its 17th refueling since it began commercial operation in 1983.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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