Neil Sheehan

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Name: Neil Sheehan
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

3 recent inspections worry Millstone safety committee

4:00AMWaterford — A citizens' panel charged with overseeing safety-related issues at Millstone Power Station grilled representatives of the nuclear power plant Wednesday about whether three recent special inspections by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission ... [Published Shore Publishing - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Petition filed to increase Pilgrim security

Citizens groups from both sides of the Cape Cod Canal have sent a petition to federal officials saying security at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station should be tightened or the plant should be shut down.“This petition is filed shortly after both the anniversary ... [Published Cape Cod Online - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

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BRATTLEBORO, Vt. — A telephone poll that questions residents about the potential continued operation of the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant is not the work of Entergy Nuclear, a company spokesman said Monday.“We are not doing it. This is not Entergy ... [Published Recorder.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Salem Twp. nuke plant off ‘most watched’ list

The PPL Susquehanna Steam in Salem Township is off the list of the six most-watched nuclear power plants.PPL took sufficient action to correct issues with the Unit 2 reactor, which will no longer need additional scrutiny by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory ... [Published Standard Speaker - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Nuclear Event - North-America - USA

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 ... [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

NRC investigating Millstone Unit 3

3:41PMWaterford – A team of special inspectors from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission today began investigating recurring problems with a backup cooling water pump for Unit 3 at the Millstone Power Station.The pump is the same one that was the focus of ... [Published Shore Publishing - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

NRC gives Limerick nuke plant top rating for 1st half of 2014

LIMERICK — The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has rated Exelon Nuclear’s Limerick Generating Station in the highest performance category for the first half of the year.This rating comes despite the fact that in July, the NRC identified a potentially significant ... [Published Pottstown Mercury - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Calvert Cliffs Applies for Waste Storage License

By Guy Leonard, The Calvert County Times, guyleonard [at] countytimes.netHOLLYWOOD, Md. (Sept. 4, 2014) -- An application made by the Exelon Corporation several years ago that would allow the continued storage of spent nuclear fuel rods at their facility ... [Published Southern Maryland Online - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Federal ruling on nuclear fuel storage lifts Calvert Cliffs application suspensions

advertisementA federal order to put all applications on hold for license renewal or new nuclear reactors will soon be lifted, allowing the application of Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant to extend its license to store nuclear fuel to move forward and ... [Published SoMdNews.com - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Proposed Pipeline Expansion Prompts Indian Point Analysis

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has put out for public comment a draft environmental impact statement concerning a proposed pipeline expansion project in the Northeast. The expansion includes property belonging to the Indian Point Nuclear power ... [Published WAMC.org - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

NRC Finds Spent Fuel Safe To Store 'Indefinitely' Onsite

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has ruled that spent nuclear fuel can be safely stored indefinitely at decommissioned nuclear power plants.The rule stems from a 2012 appeals court ruling ordering the NRC to consider the chance that a long-promised, ... [Published Vermont Public Radio - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Crack fixed, Pilgrim plant is up and running

PLYMOUTH — The crack in a heater that feeds water into the reactor at Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station has been repaired and the plant was restored to full power on Saturday, according to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.The plant operated at 21 percent ... [Published Cape Cod Online - Aug 26 2014]

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NRC spokesman Neil Sheehan, who is not related to Bill Sheehan, said Wednesday that the agency is "always looking for commonality as far as issues at the plant."
"the spent fuel pools have alarms in the control rooms that would notify them if there’s a problem" Sheehan says
"the previous waste confidence rule determined that spent fuel could be safely stored on site for at least 60 years after a plant permanently ceased operations" said Neil Sheehan, spokesman for the NRC

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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]
VERMONT YANKEE Mysterious poll raises plant’s f... [Published Rutland Herald - 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]
Officials address concerns raised by news artic... [Published SoMdNews.com - Sep 12 2014]
NRC gives Limerick nuke plant top rating for 1s... [Published Pottstown Mercury - Sep 08 2014]
Calvert Cliffs Applies for Waste Storage License [Published Southern Maryland Online - Sep 05 2014]
Limerick nuke plant now closer to re-licensing [Published Pottstown Mercury - Sep 02 2014]
Proposed Pipeline Expansion Prompts Indian Poin... [Published WAMC.org - Aug 29 2014]
Federal ruling on nuclear fuel storage lifts Ca... [Published SoMdNews.com - Aug 29 2014]
NRC issues 'white' finding on Millstone [Published TheDay.com - Aug 28 2014]
NRC Finds Spent Fuel Safe To Store 'Indefinitel... [Published Vermont Public Radio - Aug 27 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]
Nuclear plants prevail on storage of waste [Published Cape Cod Online - Aug 27 2014]
Peach Bottom nuclear plant gets green light to ... [Published Lancaster Online - Aug 26 2014]
Agency plans meeting to discuss results of nuke... [Published Citizens Voice - Aug 26 2014]
Crack fixed, Pilgrim plant is up and running [Published Cape Cod Online - Aug 26 2014]
New Salem County nuclear reactor would have sma... [Published Star Ledger - Aug 22 2014]
Nuke plant holds information event [Published Maryland Bay Net - Aug 21 2014]
On Reporting [Published Esquire - Aug 20 2014]
ENTERGY : disconnects Pilgrim nuclear power pla... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 19 2014]
Pilgrim plant offline after latest malfunction [Published Cape Cod Online - Aug 19 2014]
Nuke Plant: Concrete issue not new problem [Published Hampton Union - Aug 19 2014]
Entergy Hopes To Fast Track Emergency Planning ... [Published Vermont Public Radio - Aug 15 2014]
Vt. Yankee petition to eliminate 10-mile emerge... [Published Recorder.com - Aug 15 2014]
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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]
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Jack Goldsmith Tries Patience: It Seems to Be A... [Published Brad DeLong - May 29 2014]
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HAZMAT - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - May 29 2014]
EDIS Number: HZ-20140529-43937-USA Date / time: 29/05/2014 03:25:19 [UTC] Event: HAZMAT Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of New Jersey Location: [Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station] Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: ...
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