Mar 19, 2016

A caution on nuclear restarts

The government should heed the Otsu District Court's call to develop standards for plans to evacuate residents in the event of nuclear accidents.

Bird droppings apparently caused NY nuclear reactor outage

Mar 4, 2016

Bird droppings apparently caused NY nuclear reactor outage

Bird droppings were the likely cause of a December shutdown at a nuclear power plant outside New York City, according to the operator. An Indian Point reactor safely shut down for three days starting Dec. 14 following an electrical disturbance on outdoor high voltage ...