Category - Alerts

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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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Dominion Cited for Millstone Federal License Violations Again
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DEEP COMMISSIONER SELECTS LONG TIME MILLSTONE WORKER TO HEAD RADIATION PROTECTION
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MILLSTONE 2 SHUTS DOWN AGAIN
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Emergency Declared at Millstone Double – Nuke Emergency Shutdown

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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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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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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