Tag - Millstone kills

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CONNECTICUT SUPREME COURT TO HEAR MILLSTONE ENVIRONMENTAL PERMIT APPEAL OCTOBER 18
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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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MILLSTONE 2 SHUTS DOWN AGAIN
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Millstone Foiled by Its Own Hot Water: Unit 2 Shuts Because of Overheated Long Island Sound

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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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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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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Millstone Foiled by Its Own Hot Water: Unit 2 Shuts Because of Overheated Long Island Sound

Since 1970, the Millstone N uclear Power Station has continuously pumped a hot water plume of billions of gallons of water per day into the Long Island Sound through its once-through cooling system. For the past decade, the Connecticut Coalition Against Millstone has advocated for Millstone’s conversion to a closed cooling system which would not[...]

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