Neil Sheehan

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Name: Neil Sheehan
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Calvert Cliffs unit back at full power after maintenance

advertisementCalvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant Unit 1 was restored to full power 4:30 a.m. Saturday after operating below full power since Thursday night, Kory Raftery, plant spokesman, said Monday.The Lusby plant’s Unit 1 continued to operate below ... [Published SoMdNews.com - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

In my library: John Rubinstein

It took 42 years, but John Rubinstein’s back in “Pippin” — not as the young striver of the title, naturally, but as Pippin’s father, King Charlemagne.“It’s a bit surreal hearing all this music again and experiencing the show from a completely different ... [Published New York Post - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

NRC says long-term dry cask storage of spent fuel is safe

Federal nuclear regulators say storing spent nuclear fuel on-site indefinitely is safe.The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission this week released a study on the environmental impacts of storing spent nuclear fuel. The report found that dry casks designed ... [Published VTDigger.org - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Calvert Cliffs unit operating below full power

advertisementCalvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant Unit 1 will continue to operate below full power throughout the weekend after a leak was discovered in the reactor coolant system after 11 p.m. Thursday night.The reactor coolant system, which circulates ... [Published SoMdNews.com - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station gets another year to look into flood risks

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission granted Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station a one-year extension on a flooding hazard report that was due on March 12. The NRC report stated that the elevation of the power plant's safety systems relative to past flood ... [Published York Daily Record - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

TMI safety system fixed after four days offline

A leaky valve caused Three Mile Island to take a safety system offline for more than four days, according to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.On July 10 around 5:30 p.m., staff noticed the leak — about one drop of water every two minutes — coming from ... [Published York Daily Record - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

PPL files application to transfer ownership of nuke plant

PPL Susquehanna LLC has submitted its official request to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission to transfer ownership of its nuclear power plant in Salem Township. PPL Corporation, the parent company of PPL Susquehanna, plans to spin off its energy generation ... [Published Citizens Voice - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Millstone nuclear approved for warmer cooling water

Contributed PhotoWater from Long Island Sound cools the Millstone reactor.The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has given the Millstone Power Station in Waterford the approval to use warmer water from Long Island Sound in its cooling processes, two years ... [Published Hartford Business Journal - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

NRC: Millstone 3 Can Draw Off LI Sound Till Water Temperature Tops 80 Degrees

By JUDY BENSON, The Day, New London2:27 p.m. EDT , July 14, 2014WATERFORD — The Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced Monday that it has approved a license amendment request for Unit 3 at the Millstone Power Station to increase the temperature limit ... [Published Hartford Courant - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

Oyster Creek shuts down after restart 35 minutes ago

Oyster Creek nuclear power plant in Lacey. (Photo:File photo)LACEY – The Oyster Creek nuclear reactor shut down early Friday morning as operators were powering up the plant after a recent inspection of safety pressure relief valves , the federal Nuclear ... [Published Asbury Park Press - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Seabrook Station license renewal delayed by NRC

SEABROOK — The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has delayed a portion of its review of Seabrook Station nuclear power plant's license renewal application.The NRC's final environmental impact statement for the plant's 20-year license renewal was originally ... [Published Portsmouth Herald - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

NRC delays crucial nuke plant review until October

Jul 8 - Angeljean Chiaramida The Daily News of Newburyport, Mass.The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is delaying until October the completion date for the review of an important component of NextEra Energy Seabrook nuclear power plant's relicensing.The ... [Published Energy Central - Jul 09 2014]

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"There are a number of different vulnerabilities," Sheehan said. "we want to make sure safety systems would not be adversely impacted."
"They were able to make the argument that they didn't have to shut down the plant," Sheehan said. "we looked at the risk evaluation done by exelon as well as our own risk evaluation, and we concluded that this would not affect health and public safety."
"longer term, they want to make a change in the water temperature limit" said Neil Sheehan, NRC spo
...company has developed an effective long-term strategy for dealing with concrete degradation at the facility," Sheehan said in a prepared statement. "in addition, the nrc will not issue any final decisions on license renewal or new reactor applications until work is completed on an environmental review associated with our waste confidence decision (involving the long-term storage of spent nuclear fuel at all u s nuclear power plants). that is not expected to occur until at least sometime later this year."

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Calvert Cliffs unit back at full power after ma... [Published SoMdNews.com - Jul 30 2014]
In my library: John Rubinstein [Published New York Post - Jul 27 2014]
NRC says long-term dry cask storage of spent fu... [Published VTDigger.org - Jul 26 2014]
Calvert Cliffs unit operating below full power [Published SoMdNews.com - Jul 25 2014]
Get to know Vt.’s decommissioning coordinator [Published Recorder.com - Jul 24 2014]
Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station gets another ... [Published York Daily Record - Jul 23 2014]
TMI safety system fixed after four days offline [Published York Daily Record - Jul 19 2014]
PPL files application to transfer ownership of ... [Published Citizens Voice - Jul 18 2014]
Millstone nuclear approved for warmer cooling w... [Published Hartford Business Journal - Jul 15 2014]
NRC: Millstone 3 Can Draw Off LI Sound Till Wat... [Published Hartford Courant - Jul 14 2014]
NRC permits Millstone Unit 3 to release water w... [Published TheDay.com - Jul 14 2014]
Oyster Creek shuts down after restart 35 minute... [Published Asbury Park Press - Jul 11 2014]
Latest shutdown at Oyster Creek nuclear reactor... [Published New Jersey Online - Jul 11 2014]
Seabrook Station license renewal delayed by NRC [Published Portsmouth Herald - Jul 10 2014]
NRC delays crucial nuke plant review until October [Published Energy Central - Jul 09 2014]
The Cost of Iraq War Immunity [Published Consortium News - Jul 05 2014]
Nuke plant co-owner requests info about new ene... [Published Citizens Voice - Jul 03 2014]
Cooperative says kept in dark on PPL spin off p... [Published Scranton Times-Tribune - Jul 03 2014]
Fergal Keane: “Erbil is a haven. If you wanted ... [Published New Statesman - Jul 01 2014]
NRC's new senior resident inspector on the job ... [Published Wicked Local Plymouth - Jun 27 2014]
Nuclear agency names new resident inspector at ... [Published Wicked Local Boston - Jun 27 2014]
Senior inspector named at Pilgrim [Published Cape Cod Online - Jun 26 2014]
Seabrook Station extension dependent upon inves... [Published Seacoast Online - Jun 24 2014]
Meeting planned for nuclear plant transfer [Published Standard Speaker - Jun 23 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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HAZMAT - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - May 29 2014]
Nuclear Event - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - May 08 2014]
Flaw found on reactor head welding at BVNPS [Published Beaver County Times - May 05 2014]
Nuke plants submit seismic evaluations to NRC [Published Beaver County Times - Apr 22 2014]
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