Neil Sheehan

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Name: Neil Sheehan
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

TMI, Peach Bottom to take more in-depth look at seismic risks [York Daily Record, Pa. :: ]

April 23--YORK, Pa. -- ExelonLast month, both plants filed reports to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission indicating that each site could be more at risk for seismic hazards than previously thought.Power plants including Beaver Valley 1 and 2, Indian ... [Published BusinessWeek - 1 hour ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Nuke plants submit seismic evaluations to NRC

This site is optimized for mobile devices with no download required. | SHIPPINGPORT -- Nuclear plants across the country were required last month to submit seismic hazard re-evaluations to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, part of the agency’s post-Fukushima ... [Published Beaver County Times - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Millstone 2 may now use warmer cooling water

12:27AMWaterford — Unit 2 at the Millstone Power Station will now be able to use cooling water up to 80 degrees, averting a repeat of the shutdown that happened two years ago when the water at the plant’s intake pipe in Long Island Sound exceeded its ... [Published TheDay.com - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

NRC: Quake hazards may imperil nuke plants

PLYMOUTH — The owner of Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station is being required to spend about $5 million over the next three years to prove the Plymouth plant and the pools where spent fuel rods are stored can stand up to tremors from regional earthquakes.The ... [Published Cape Cod Online - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Pilgrim nuclear plant to stage attack drill

PLYMOUTH — Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station personnel and area public safety agencies will be tested at the end of this month to determine how well-prepared they would be for a terrorist attack on the Plymouth reactor.While Pilgrim has conducted past emergency ... [Published Cape Cod Online - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Salem Twp. nuclear plant gets extension on safety improvements

The PPL Susquehanna Steam nuclear power plant in Salem Township has been granted an extension to install new safety vents the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is mandating in the aftermath of Japan's 2011 Fukushima Daiichi disaster.The federal agency requires ... [Published Citizens Voice - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Entergy files to do away with 10-mile emergency zone

VERNON, Vt. — Owners of the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant want to do away with the 10-mile emergency planning zone surrounding its reactor after it ceases operation at the end of this year.The zone, which includes portions of Northfield, Bernardston, Gill, ... [Published Recorder.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

A Wasted Opportunity

By , EditorSafely managing spent nuclear fuel and other radioactive wastes is an important issue wherever there are nuclear power plants or research facilities in operation. Though other countries with nuclear facilities face a similar problem of where ... [Published Power Engineering - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

Guardian takes a Pulitzer prize, Britain's first, for Snowden NSA story

The Guardian is the first British paper to win one of America’s famed Pulitzer prizes, albeit for its American edition as papers outside the US technically can’t win.The award is for the the paper’s coverage of the Snowden leaks affair. The Washington ... [Published The Drum - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 3 reports

NRC rejects petition to expand emergency zones

The federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission has denied a petition to expand Emergency Planning Zones around U.S. nuclear power plants. Nuclear Information and Resource Service submitted the petition, which was supported by 37 other environmental organizations, ... [Published Citizens Voice - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 3 reports

PSEG Nuclear probes Salem 1 reactor pump failure, plant shut down

LOWER ALLOWAYS CREEK TWP. — PSEG Nuclear workers are trying to determine what caused a key pump to stop working at its Salem 1 reactor, prompting operators to shut down the plant.The plant was taken off-line around 9:15 p.m. Tuesday.One of the two steam ... [Published Somerset Reporter - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 3 reports

NEXTERA ENERGY : Seabrook nuclear power station shuts down due to electrical issue

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission public affairs officer Neil Sheehan said the reactor was operating at about 15% of capacity when the electrical issue occurred on the secondary, non-nuclear side of the plant.The unit was scheduled to shut down as part ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 02 2014]

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"peach bottom and tmi will have a to do a more in depth analysis then what they gave to the nrc in march" Sheehan said
...and government agencies coordinate and deal with the complexities of a hostile attack against a nuclear facility," Sheehan said in an email. "even though the potential radiological consequences should be the same whether caused by a hostile action or a safety event, hostile actions would likely pose unique challenges to emergency responders."

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TMI, Peach Bottom to take more in-depth look at... [Published BusinessWeek - 1 hour ago]
Millstone 2 may now use warmer cooling water [Published TheDay.com - Apr 22 2014]
Nuke plants submit seismic evaluations to NRC [Published Beaver County Times - Apr 22 2014]
Post, Guardian share Pulitzer for Snowden-NSA c... [Published Sott.net - Apr 19 2014]
Quake Risk Exceeds Licensed Limits at U.S. Nucl... [Published Environment News Service - Apr 19 2014]
Pilgrim nuclear plant to stage attack drill [Published Cape Cod Online - Apr 19 2014]
NRC: Quake hazards may imperil nuke plants [Published Cape Cod Online - Apr 18 2014]
Salem Twp. nuclear plant gets extension on safe... [Published Citizens Voice - Apr 17 2014]
Entergy files to do away with 10-mile emergency... [Published Recorder.com - Apr 17 2014]
A Wasted Opportunity [Published Power Engineering - Apr 17 2014]
Snowden, NSA Revelations Earn Pulitzer Prizes [Published Value Walk - Apr 15 2014]
Top 5 Pulitzer Prize “Traitors” in American Jou... [Published Informed Comment - Apr 15 2014]
Washington Post wins Pulitzer Prize for NSA spy... [Published Washington Post - Apr 15 2014]
Guardian takes a Pulitzer prize, Britain's firs... [Published The Drum - Apr 15 2014]
PSEG Nuclear's Salem 1 reactor in Lower Alloway... [Published New Jersey Online - Apr 14 2014]
Edward Snowden Leaks Earn Pulitzer Prize For Wa... [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Apr 14 2014]
Washington Post wins Pulitzer Prize for public ... [Published Washington Post - Apr 14 2014]
Southport's 'outage season' ends [Published Star News Online - Apr 14 2014]
NRC eyes quake hazards to nuke plants [Published Cape Cod Online - Apr 12 2014]
NRC denies petition to expand evacuation zones ... [Published York Dispatch - Apr 10 2014]
US NR Blog Update: April Showers Also Bring Sea... [Published SPi World News - Apr 10 2014]
NRC rejects petition to expand emergency zones [Published Citizens Voice - Apr 10 2014]
Nuke plant status could be upgraded after inspe... [Published Citizens Voice - Apr 10 2014]
NRC rejects bid to expand nuclear evacuation zones [Published Cape Cod Online - Apr 10 2014]
PSEG Nuclear probes Salem 1 reactor pump failur... [Published Somerset Reporter - Apr 10 2014]
NRC rejects petition to extend emergency zones ... [Published Beaver County Times - Apr 09 2014]
Salem 1 nuclear power plant shuts down after st... [Published Star Ledger - Apr 09 2014]
Salem Unit I shut down for problem in steam gen... [Published New Jersey Online - Apr 09 2014]
Vermont Yankee emergency planning zone to be el... [Published Battleboro Reformer - Apr 09 2014]
Nuclear reactor shutdown caused by electrical i... [Published Hampton Union - Apr 08 2014]
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Top 5 Pulitzer Prize “Traitors” in American Jou... [Published Informed Comment - Apr 15 2014]
The Pulitzer Prize committee’s opinion that Edward Snowden is a public servant rather than a traitor or criminal, as evidenced in its award to The Guardian and The Washington Post for their reporting from his trove of government documents, is a scandal ...
Edward Snowden Leaks Earn Pulitzer Prize For Wa... [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Apr 14 2014]
The Washington Post and The Guardian have been awarded the Pulitzer Prize in the Public Service category for their stories resulting out of the leaks of classified information from the National Security Agency by Edward Snowden: The Washington ...
Nuclear Event - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Mar 21 2014]
EDIS Number: NC-20140321-43085-USA Date / time: 21/03/2014 04:07:35 [UTC] Event: Nuclear Event Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Pennsylvania Location: Berwick [Susquehanna Nuclear Power Plant] Number of Deads: N/A Number ...
Nuclear Event - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Mar 06 2014]
EDIS Number: NC-20140306-42917-USA Date / time: 06/03/2014 04:02:43 [UTC] Event: Nuclear Event Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Pennsylvania Location: [Limerick Nuclear Power Plant] Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: ...
Nuclear Event - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Mar 04 2014]
EDIS Number: NC-20140304-42899-USA Date / time: 04/03/2014 04:02:33 [UTC] Event: Nuclear Event Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Pennsylvania Location: Shippingport [Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station ] Number of Deads: ...
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