Neil Sheehan

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Name: Neil Sheehan
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Citing Accident Risk, NRC Questions VY Request To Reduce Emergency Planning

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is questioning Entergy Vermont Yankee’s claims that the risk of accidents is negligible after the plant stops operating.Entergy Vermont Yankee applied to the NRC in June for permission to scale back emergency planning ... [Published Vermont Public Radio - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Millstone under increased oversight by NRC

Waterford – Violations of safety equipment requirements have placed Unit 3 of the Millstone Power Station under increased oversight by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.The NRC announced today that it has finalized a “white” finding for plant owner Dominion’s ... [Published TheDay.com - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 2 reports

Ten Noteworthy Moments In U.S. Investigative Journalism

Since the late 19th century, American journalists have used their craft to call government and corporations to account for wrongdoing, secret practices, and even corruption, often sparking public outcry and reform. In the latest Brookings Essay , Robert ... [Published Brookings Institution - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Salem 1 nuclear reactor shut down in Lower Alloways Creek for refueling outage

— The Salem 1 nuclear reactor has been shut down to begin a scheduled refueling outage, officials said.The reactor was manually taken off line at 8:51 p.m. Sunday, according to Joe Delmar, a spokesman for the plant's operator, PSEG Nuclear.As control ... [Published New Jersey Online - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 2 reports

Exelon's Limerick nuclear plant leaks bleach into the Schuylkill River

According to the Norristown Times Herald, a faulty valve at Exelon Nuclear's Limerick Generating Station caused about 100 gallons of bleach to leak into the Schuylkill River Tuesday night.The company issued a four-sentence statement announcing the spill ... [Published York Daily Record - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Chemical leaks into Montco stormwater basin

POTTSTOWN About 100 gallons of sodium hypochlorite leaked into a Schuylkill storage basin from the Limerick Generating Station, Exelon Corp. announced Wednesday.The chemical is commonly found in household bleach and swimming pool cleaners. At the Limerick ... [Published Philly.com - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Nuke plan transfer application now in public comment phase

The proposed transfer of the license to operate the PPL Susquehanna Steam nuclear power plant entered the public comment phase on Monday. In July, PPL Corp. submitted a request to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission to transfer ownership of the Salem ... [Published Citizens Voice - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 05 2014 - 1 reports

Millstone using warmer water from Long Island Sound

A decision a few months ago to allow the Millstone nuclear power plant to cool its reactors with increasingly hot water from Long Island Sound also supports a decades-old belief the waterway is warming and changing.For the first time in the plant's more ... [Published Connecticut Post - Oct 05 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

The Sixties and the escalating war in Vietnam

The Sixties S1 Ep7 - The War In VietnamAired on 30 September 2014 on SBS ONE Expires on 30 October 2014, 9:30pm.The War in Vietnam - From just several hundred advisors at the start of the decade, to more than 550,000 American troops by the end of it, ... [Published Special Broadcasting Service - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Input sought on impact of potential new nuclear plant in Salem County

— Members of the public will have a chance Wednesday to voice their opinions on an environmental impact study that focuses on the impact the construction of a new nuclear reactor would have on Salem County.The Nuclear Regulatory Commission and U.S. Army ... [Published New Jersey Online - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

NRC takes fresh look at foreign ownership of nuclear reactors

advertisementThe U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission recently released a report on control or domination of U.S. nuclear power and fuel-production plants, which could have an impact on a third nuclear reactor unit that may come to Calvert County.Although ... [Published SoMdNews.com - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Entergy: Safety petition without merit

PLYMOUTH – Diane Turco and Bill Maurer, both members of the Cape Downwinders anti-nuclear group, claim they took a little stroll Aug. 21 on the grounds of the Pilgrim nuclear plant and no one noticed. It wouldn’t have been the first or even the most recent ... [Published Wicked Local Plymouth - Sep 25 2014]

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"we want to understand why their license amendment request does not speak clearly to what would happen if there were to be a severe accident involving the spent fuel pool" said NRC spokesman Neil Sheehan
"our preliminary assessment is that there were no complications during the shutdown and that the operators responded appropriately" Sheehan said Monday
"we're pleased with the decision. it confirms our view that the transfer of authority for the shieldalloy site to the state of new jersey is consistent with nrc regulations and standards" said Neil Sheehan, a spokesman for the NRC

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Citing Accident Risk, NRC Questions VY Request ... [Published Vermont Public Radio - Oct 22 2014]
Millstone under increased oversight by NRC [Published TheDay.com - Oct 21 2014]
Ten Noteworthy Moments In U.S. Investigative Jo... [Published Brookings Institution - Oct 20 2014]
Ten Noteworthy Moments In U.S. Investigative Jo... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Oct 20 2014]
Salem 1 nuclear reactor shut down in Lower Allo... [Published New Jersey Online - Oct 20 2014]
Shieldalloy cleanup oversite returned to state ... [Published New Jersey Online - Oct 15 2014]
Boom blocking canal draws boos from fishermen, ... [Published TheDay.com - Oct 14 2014]
Exelon's Limerick nuclear plant leaks bleach in... [Published York Daily Record - Oct 09 2014]
Chemical leaks into Montco stormwater basin [Published Philly.com - Oct 09 2014]
Limerick nuke plan leaks 100 gallons of bleach ... [Published Pottstown Mercury - Oct 08 2014]
Nuke plan transfer application now in public co... [Published Citizens Voice - Oct 07 2014]
As feds set carbon rules, a renewed interest in... [Published News Works - Oct 06 2014]
Millstone using warmer water from Long Island S... [Published Connecticut Post - Oct 05 2014]
The Sixties and the escalating war in Vietnam [Published Special Broadcasting Service - Sep 30 2014]
Input sought on impact of potential new nuclear... [Published New Jersey Online - Sep 29 2014]
NRC takes fresh look at foreign ownership of nu... [Published SoMdNews.com - Sep 26 2014]
Entergy: Safety petition without merit [Published Wicked Local Plymouth - Sep 25 2014]
3 recent inspections worry Millstone safety com... [Published Shore Publishing - Sep 19 2014]
Petition filed to increase Pilgrim security [Published Cape Cod Online - Sep 19 2014]
Unknown caller [Published Recorder.com - Sep 17 2014]
Salem Twp. nuke plant off ‘most watched’ list [Published Standard Speaker - Sep 16 2014]
Nuclear Event - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Sep 16 2014]
NRC investigating Millstone Unit 3 [Published Shore Publishing - Sep 15 2014]
NRC Launches Special Inspection at Millstone 3 ... [Published Noodls - Sep 15 2014]
NRC gives Limerick nuke plant top rating for 1s... [Published Pottstown Mercury - Sep 08 2014]
Limerick nuke plant now closer to re-licensing [Published Pottstown Mercury - Sep 02 2014]
Exelon wants meeting over NRC security finding ... [Published Pottstown Mercury - Aug 27 2014]
New NRC rule supports indefinite storage of nuc... [Published Greenfield Town Crier - Aug 27 2014]
“It Just Wasn’t That Type Of War” [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 08 2014]
Jack Goldsmith Tries Patience: It Seems to Be A... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - May 29 2014]
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Ten Noteworthy Moments In U.S. Investigative Jo... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Oct 20 2014]
Since the late 19th century, American journalists have used their craft to call government and corporations to account for wrongdoing, secret practices, and even corruption, often sparking public outcry and reform. In the latest Brookings Essay , ...
Nuclear Event - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Sep 16 2014]
EDIS Number: NC-20140916-45298-USA Date / time: 16/09/2014 03:34:37 [UTC] Event: Nuclear Event Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Pennsylvania Location: Salem [Susquehanna Nuclear Power Plant] Number of Deads: N/A Number ...
“It Just Wasn’t That Type Of War” [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 08 2014]
Elliot Ackerman, who served as an adviser to Afghan special ops forces from 2008 to 2011, revisits the rationale behind the long-drawn-out American entanglement in the Graveyard of Empires. In his Afghanistan days, he writes, “words like ‘win’ ...
Jack Goldsmith Tries Patience: It Seems to Be A... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - May 29 2014]
Today's Lesson: Jack Goldsmith: Why Kinsley is Wrong About the Connection Between Democracy and the Publication of National Security Secrets : "Michael Kinsley, in his review of Glenn Greenwald’s book... ...made the following claims about leaks ...
Jack Goldsmith Tries Patience: It Seems to Be A... [Published Brad DeLong - May 29 2014]
Our text:Jack Goldsmith:Why Kinsley is Wrong About the Connection Between Democracy and the Publication of National Security Secrets: "Michael Kinsley, in his review of Glenn Greenwald’s book......made the following claims about leaks of national security ...
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