Tag - Close Millstone

1
Unplanned Outage at Millstone on 1/25/16
2
Long Island Concerned About Millstone’s Environmental Impacts on Long Island Sound – Funds $80,000 Study
3
CT Attorney General Petitions U.S. Court of Appeals To Reject NRC Nuke Waste Storage Rule
4
Dr. Sternglass turns 91 today
5
Millstone 3: Another Special Inspection for Recurring Equipment Malfunctions
6
Join us at the People’s Climate March in NYC!
7
Three Months Later They Admit: We Got Dosed
8
Has Millstone Been a Good Neighbor? Find Out!
9
Dominion Cited for Millstone Federal License Violations Again
10
Nancy Burton Interview

Unplanned Outage at Millstone on 1/25/16

The Dominion Millstone 3 facility in Connecticut was at 100% power shortly before 2 a.m. on Jan. 25 when a problem with the ‘B’ reactor coolant pump “caused a reactor trip on low coolant flow,” according to the NRC report. The issue is under investigation and the dayshift will be troubleshooting the problem, the report[...]

Read More

Long Island Concerned About Millstone’s Environmental Impacts on Long Island Sound – Funds $80,000 Study

In a split vote Tuesday, county lawmakers approved an $80,000 study on the impacts that Connecticut’s Millstone Nuclear Power Plant has on water temperature of the Long Island Sound. The study comes in the wake of concerns over rising water temperatures in the Long Island Sound that researchers say are linked to significant population reductions[...]

Read More

CT Attorney General Petitions U.S. Court of Appeals To Reject NRC Nuke Waste Storage Rule

Connecticut’s Attorney General, George Jepsen, has joined a court petition by Vermont and New York on October 24, 2014 to challenge the NRC’s latest rules that would allow onsite storage of thousands of tons of high-level nuclear waste onsite at the Millstone nuclear power plant for 60 years after Units 2 and 3 close. In[...]

Read More

Dr. Sternglass turns 91 today

Happy 91st Birthday Today to Dr. Ernest Sternglass! All Best Birthday Wishes to a Brilliant Pioneering Scientist in the Health Effects of Ionizing Radiation It was Dr. Sternglass who alerted us and the world when Dominion reported finding a concentration of 55 picoCuries per liter of strontium-90 in the milk of Katie the Goat when[...]

Read More

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[...]

Read More

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

Read More

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[...]

Read More

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[...]

Read More

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[...]

Read More

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.  

Read More

Copyright © 2017. Nancy Burton | contact us (203) 313-1510 info@mothballmillstone.org

794c340b58086a8d9ad551b11560db301187cf43