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Tell the CT Legislature to say NO to a Millstone bailout!
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Unplanned Outage at Millstone on 1/25/16
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CT Attorney General Petitions U.S. Court of Appeals To Reject NRC Nuke Waste Storage Rule
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Millstone Loses Radiation Monitoring Capacity AGAIN During Days of Dirtiest Releases
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NRC CURES PROBLEM WITH MILLSTONE’S RECURRING OUT-OF-SERVICE RADIATION MONITORS
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COALITION PETITIONS DEEP TO RECONSIDER ITS DECISION ALLOWING MILLSTONE TO WITHDRAW 80-DEGREE WATER FROM LONG ISLAND SOUND
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People’s Climate March
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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!

Tell the CT Legislature to say NO to a Millstone bailout!

posted: January 4, 2017 Energy and Technology Committee Environment Committee Legislative Office Building Capitol Avenue Hartford CT 06106 Re: Millstone Bailout Dear Honorable Members of the Energy and Technology Committee and the Environment Committee: I write on behalf of the Connecticut Coalition Against Millstone, as its director, concerning current efforts by the owner and operator[...]

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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[...]

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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[...]

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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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NRC CURES PROBLEM WITH MILLSTONE’S RECURRING OUT-OF-SERVICE RADIATION MONITORS

ALLOWS DOMINION TO KEEP ITS RADIATION MONITORING OUTAGES SECRET! Things just got a whole lot riskier for folks living in the shadow of Millstone – residents of southeastern Connecticut and Long Island’s East End in particular – with no advance notice, no opportunity for public comment and no stand-in for the public communicating its outrage.[...]

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COALITION PETITIONS DEEP TO RECONSIDER ITS DECISION ALLOWING MILLSTONE TO WITHDRAW 80-DEGREE WATER FROM LONG ISLAND SOUND

For Release October 1, 2014Contact: Nancy Burton Tel. 203-313-1510 NancyBurtonCT@aol.com The Connecticut Coalition Against Millstone petitioned the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today to reconsider its decision allowing Millstone to withdraw 80-degree water from the Long Island Sound. On July 23, 2014, DEEP notified Millstone’s owner, Dominion Nuclear Connecticut, Inc., that it[...]

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People’s Climate March

September 21, 2014 New York City People who love our planet turned out in the hundreds of thousands at marches around the world on September 21, 2014 to sound the alarm for action to address climate change. We joined hundreds of others in the No-Nukes contingent of the New York City march – estimated at[...]

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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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