Tag - Millstone 3

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Millstone Loses Radiation Monitoring Capacity AGAIN During Days of Dirtiest Releases
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Millstone 3: Another Special Inspection for Recurring Equipment Malfunctions

Millstone Loses Radiation Monitoring Capacity AGAIN During Days of Dirtiest Releases

Midway through its refueling outage – when Millstone Unit 3 is releasing its dirtiest pre-planned radioactive waste products to the air – Dominion reports the unplanned outage of a critical radiation monitor and the pre-planned outage of two other critical radiation monitors. This latest notification is the latest in recurring radiation monitor breakdowns at Millstone.[...]

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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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