Archive - October 2016

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The Great Experiment Continues: Dominion Wants to Postpone Mandatory Inspection of Unit 2 Reactor Vessel For 20 Years – NRC Says OK
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Why Connecticut’s DEEP Allows Millstone to Operate with Environmentally Destructive Once-Through Cooling: SCIENCE HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH IT
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CONNECTICUT SUPREME COURT TO HEAR MILLSTONE ENVIRONMENTAL PERMIT APPEAL OCTOBER 18

The Great Experiment Continues: Dominion Wants to Postpone Mandatory Inspection of Unit 2 Reactor Vessel For 20 Years – NRC Says OK

Posted 10/23/2016 The trouble-plagued Millstone Unit 2 – which went online in 1975, nearly 40 years ago – has asked the NRC to waive a mandatory inspection of its reactor vessel, due to take place once every ten years through the life of the reactor, by extending the upcoming inspection interval from 10 years to[...]

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Why Connecticut’s DEEP Allows Millstone to Operate with Environmentally Destructive Once-Through Cooling: SCIENCE HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH IT

Posted October 16, 2016 Since 1998, when environmental groups in Connecticut brought a court challenge to DEP’s allowance of “once-through” cooling at the Millstone nuclear power station located on Long Island Sound in Waterford (Fish Unlimited v. Northeast Utilities), DEP’s true motivation has been, so to speak, murky. Since 1970, when Millstone’s first of three[...]

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CONNECTICUT SUPREME COURT TO HEAR MILLSTONE ENVIRONMENTAL PERMIT APPEAL OCTOBER 18

For Immediate Release: October 14, 2016 Contact Nancy Burton/NancyBurtonCT@aol.com The Connecticut Supreme Court will hear an appeal on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 on the Millstone nuclear power station’s water discharge permit and whether the Superior Court defied an order the state’s highest court issued to it to hold a hearing on whether DEEP acted illegally[...]

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