Nuclear Power Plant
The Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth was shut down last weekend so workers could repair what ownership called a small steam leak in the plant’s feed water system.
The Seabrook Station nuclear power plant and the states of New Hampshire and Massachusetts will be conducting a test of 121 public alert sirens.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission sent a three-member inspection team to the Pilgrim nuclear power plant on Monday to try and figure out what led to an automatic shutdown last week that’s been blamed on human error.
Dan Rea hosts a debate about nuclear power with John Rosenthal and Marc Goldsmith.
Officials from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission are reassuring state leaders that nuclear plants in and around Massachusetts are safe, even as they order inspections of the plants here and across the country.
Smoke in an elevator prompted the Seabrook nuclear power plant in New Hampshire to declare “an unusual event,” but officials say no one was hurt and the incident did not affect plant safety.
Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley is raising concerns about two nuclear power plants with designs for spent fuel rod storage that are similar to Japan’s designs.
Dan Rea’s guest, Marc Goldsmith is a nuclear engineer answers Dan and caller questions.
There’s a new demand for radiation-blocking pills in the city of Newburyport, in the wake of Japan’s nuclear disaster.