A team of 24 Nuclear Regulatory Commission inspectors will be at the Tennessee Valley Authority's Browns Ferry nuclear plant for two weeks to oversee operations and verify safety procedures, WHNT News reports.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A nuclear plant near North Carolina's capital city was shut down after operators reviewing ultrasonic tests from last year found the results showed tiny marks of corrosion and cracking that need repair, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Water with traces of a radioactive hydrogen isotope leaked at a nuclear power plant in South Carolina, but the level of tritium in the water is well below limits that would make it dangerous to drink, federal regulators said.
House Science Space and Technology Oversight Subcommittee hearing, "Espionage Threats at Federal Laboratories: Balancing Scientific Cooperation while Protecting Critical Information." National Academy of Engineering President Charles M. Vest among witnesses.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's nuclear watchdog announced Wednesday that the nation's trouble-plagued next-generation test reactor will not be allowed to restart due to safety violations, dealing a setback to the country's pro-nuclear government.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal panel sided Monday with environmentalists who have called for lengthy hearings on a plan to restart the ailing San Onofre nuclear power plant — a decision that further clouds the future of the twin reactors.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Nuclear Regulatory Commission board has ruled partly in favor of an environmental group that wants an extended hearing on the plan to restart the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant in California.
Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Allison Macfarlane said the NRC can't consider a public hearing on the San Onofre nuclear plant until June, when an appeal period of an Atomic Safety and Licensing Board ruling ends.