Electric Fire at Indian Point Nuke Plant

10 11 2016

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The Journal News Indian Point: Electrical fault is being investigated at one nuke plant

oldNPPsm(N.Y.) BUCHANAN – An electrical glitch(!!) involving a cable(that connected 2 huge nuclear reactors that are just miles from Manhattan) caused a small fire Tuesday morning at the Indian Point Energy Center nuclear power plant 2.

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The Indian Point nuclear power plant experienced an electrical fire on a cable running between the two reactors on Tuesday.

The Unusual Event – the lowest of four levels of emergency classification used by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission – was declared by control room operators at Unit 2.

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10 11 2016
flyingcuttlefish

“NRC spokesman Neil Sheehan said their resident inspectors on-site heard the bushing fail and then observed the response to the fire. They will continue to follow up on the company’s repairs.”
http://www.midhudsonnews.com/News/2016/November/09/IP_event-09Nov16.html

10 11 2016
flyingcuttlefish

there’s lots and lots of nuke waste also at Indian Point – stored above ground.

10-17-16 – Entergy wins $34.5 million from feds in court ruling in nuclear waste case
http://www.elp.com/articles/2016/10/entergy-wins-34-5-million-from-feds-in-court-ruling-in-nuclear-waste-case.html

10 11 2016
10 11 2016
flyingcuttlefish

added to the post …. 🙂

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