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Millstone 3: Another Special Inspection for Recurring Equipment Malfunctions
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Join us at the People’s Climate March in NYC!
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13 Years After 9/11: Why No Security Barrier at Millstone?
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Cancer and Birth Defects in New London County
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Three Months Later They Admit: We Got Dosed
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Has Millstone Been a Good Neighbor? Find Out!
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Dominion Cited for Millstone Federal License Violations Again
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Nancy Burton Interview
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DEEP COMMISSIONER SELECTS LONG TIME MILLSTONE WORKER TO HEAD RADIATION PROTECTION
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MILLSTONE 2 SHUTS DOWN AGAIN

Millstone 3: Another Special Inspection for Recurring Equipment Malfunctions

One of Millstone 3’s critical feedwater pumps flunked quarterly surveillance tests twice in a row recently, on July 15 and September 10, the NRC reported in a press release issued today. “During both tests, the pump started and then unexpectedly stopped,” according to the NRC. “It then restarted without operator intervention and reached rated speed[...]

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Join us at the People’s Climate March in NYC!

Don’t miss the Nuclear-Free, Carbon-Free Contingent to the People’s Climate March on September 21 in New York City. Email info@mothballmillstone.org to reserve a seat on a bus traveling from Connecticut. • March Information • Why We March • Briefing Paper • Nuclear Power Fact Sheet • EPA Talking Points Source:www.nirs.com

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13 Years After 9/11: Why No Security Barrier at Millstone?

Since the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has doled out many millions of dollars to bolster security in the New London coastal area of southeastern Connecticut. Recent enhancements: A $375,000 police boat for Stonington A $700,000 firefighting boat for Mystic A $520,000 patrol boat for Waterford Surveillance cameras and[...]

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Cancer and Birth Defects in New London County

New London County – where Millstone is located – continues to have higher cancer and birth defect rates than elsewhere in the state of Connecticut, according to recent statistics from the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Cancer Institute. Cancer incidence in the age group infant-to-age-14 between the years 2006 and[...]

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Three Months Later They Admit: We Got Dosed

Three Months Later They Admit: We Got Dosed During the May 25 Emergency Double Nuclear Shutdown When Millstone Units 2 and 3 went into simultaneous emergency shutdown on May 25, 2014, Dominion told the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission that its onsite radiation monitors: “are indicating normal levels.” At the same time, when Dominion had declared[...]

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Has Millstone Been a Good Neighbor? Find Out!

The public is invited to a presentation on September 24, 2014 from 6 to 8 PM at the East Lyme Community Center, Chendal Room, 41 Society Road, Niantic. The Connecticut Coalition Against Millstone is sponsoring the event. All are welcome! Topics will include Millstone’s hotter water discharge to the Long Island Sound, Dominion’s routine and[...]

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Dominion Cited for Millstone Federal License Violations Again

In the NRC’s quarterly inspection report for the months of May, June and July released on August 12, the NRC cited Dominion for three violations of its federal licensing conditions. The NRC imposed no penalties. The cited violations: (1) Dominion’s radiation protection personnel overseeing contract workers told them respiratory protection was not needed for work[...]

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Nancy Burton Interview

A Nancy Burton Interview: Nancy Burton, founder of the Connecticut Coalition Against Millstone, speaks on the horrifying history of Connecticut’s aging Millstone nuclear power station, on the ongoing dangers posed by owner/operator Dominion Resources’ bottom line approach to safety, and the unreported radiation release that happened during the double-reactor shutdown on May 25, 2014.  

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DEEP COMMISSIONER SELECTS LONG TIME MILLSTONE WORKER TO HEAD RADIATION PROTECTION

Waterford, CT, July 30, 2014 – A longtime worker at the Millstone Nuclear Power Station is the new head of radiation protection for the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, the Connecticut Coalition Against Millstone announced today. Jeffrey Semancik, former director of nuclear engineering at Millstone, is DEEP’s Director of Radiation, according to a[...]

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MILLSTONE 2 SHUTS DOWN AGAIN

Dominion was forced to shut down Millstone Unit 2 over the July 26 weekend because of the failure of feedwater pump circulation, according to information the company provided to the NRC. Unit 2 remained shut on Monday, July 28, 2014. The failure of the turbine-driven auxiliary feedwater pump circulation forced a controlled shutdown from full[...]

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