Officials: Fermi 2 Nuclear Plant Reports Fuel LeakFederal officials say the Fermi 2 nuclear power plant in southeastern Michigan has reported a 2,500 gallon diesel fuel leak from one of its gas turbine generators.
DTE: Snakes Will Be Protected Under Proposed Fermi 3 AdditionEnvironmental and anti-nuclear groups say an environmental impact statement for the new plant lacks specifics on how DTE will protect the snake.
Owners Of Palisades Nuclear Plant Sue Over WasteThe owners of the Palisades nuclear power plant in southwestern Michigan are suing the Energy Department over waste disposal.
NRC Chief: Progress Being Made At Mich. Nuke PlantThe Palisades nuclear plant in southwestern Michigan is making progress on fixing its myriad problems but still has many to overcome, the outgoing chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Friday.
Palisades Nuke Plant Returns To ServiceThe Palisades nuclear plant in southwestern Michigan returned to service Saturday after a break of little more than a month for refueling and maintenance.
Fermi 2 Shut Down For Maintenance
Palisades Nuclear Plant Restarts After Mechanical ProblemThe plant shut down automatically when two small pieces of metal inside the breaker panel touched, causing a short circuit.
Fermi Nuclear Reactor Operator Fails Drug TestA Fermi 2 reactor operator failed a random drug test and has been barred from the southeastern Michigan nuclear power plant.
DEQ: Less Radiation Than A BananaOfficials stress that Michigan residents are in no danger after tests on an air sample have picked up very low levels of radiation.
Fermi 2 Returns To ServiceThe 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.