Federal regulators are investigating an accidental shooting involving a security officer at Michigan’s Fermi 2 nuclear power plant.
The National Weather Service says a weak tornado touched down about a mile northeast of Temperance.
DTE Energy wants to keep the power on at its Fermi 2 Nuclear Power Plant for years to come.
Officials at Fermi 2 Nuclear Power Plant said they have notified the Nuclear Regulatory Commission that they intend to apply for renewal of Fermi 2′s operating license. The current license expires in 2025; the renewal would permit the plant to operate an additional 20 years.
Would nuclear power plants in Michigan withstand a disaster like the one in Japan?
The Fermi 2 Nuclear Power Plant in Monroe County returned to service Sunday when operators synchronized the plant to the Detroit Edison electrical system. The restart followed a successful refueling and maintenance outage that began Oct. 24.
A utility is looking into what caused an automatic shutdown of the Fermi 2 nuclear reactor in southeast Michigan near Monroe. The Monroe Evening News reports Monday that the shutdown occurred Sunday afternoon after the main […]