Emergency Shut Down of Unit 2 at Indian Point Nuke Plant

25 06 2016

oldNPPsmA nuclear reactor unit at Indian Point has been closed down to repair a water leak, plant officials said. New York’s aging nuclear plant has been plagued by problems, and is currently operating under a temporary license. Nuclear control room operators removed Unit 2 reactor from service on Friday morning to allow for the completion of weld repairs to a pipe that had been leaking “a small amount of Hudson River water.” “There is no ongoing leak and there was no challenge to safety, however the plant needs to be shut down for weld repairs to be completed, in accordance with Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) regulations,” ….

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/index.php?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=NC-20160625-53858-USA

We bet this isn’t “Hudson River water” that made them go into emergency shut down.

June 24 –  Indian Point 2 shut down over leaking water pipe

June 25 – PRESS RELEASE FROM NRC: Indian Point 2 Shut Down due to Pipe Leak only Days after Reopening

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