Nuclear Power Plant

Palisades Nuclear Power Plant (Credit: NRC)

Report: Power Plant Didn’t Follow Safety Protocol

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission says a weeklong shutdown in September at Palisades nuclear power plant in southwestern Michigan was caused by workers and supervisors not following proper safety procedures.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/01/2011

Credit: Flickr/James Marvin Phelps

Fermi Security Officer Shoots Self In Foot

Federal regulators are investigating an accidental shooting involving a security officer at Michigan’s Fermi 2 nuclear power plant.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/29/2011

fermi 2

Fermi 2 Power Plant Will Seek License Renewal

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/20/2011

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