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Showing posts with label Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant. Show all posts

Thursday, December 26, 2019

Aging Athens Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant worries critics


Aging Alabama nuclear plant worries critics


Article Excerpt: "... The Washington-based Union for Concerned Scientists said that having 46 years of spent fuel stored onsite in pools could be a threat to the entire region...Lyman said "a terrorist attack could reach a cooling pool with an explosive device and could breach the liner of the cooling pool."..."


Reference: www.al.com

Friday, November 16, 2018

Alabama Radiation Alarm: Troubled Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant Under Investigation


Alabama Radiation Alarm: Troubled Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant Under Investigation


Article Excerpt: "... This was not the first time that the Browns Ferry plant, which was the largest in the world when it began operations in 1974, had run into problems with the regulatory commission. In 2011, the plant received a “red finding” from the NRC after the failure of a coolant valve, resulting in increased inspections and oversight at the facility. A red finding is the most severe rating that the NRC can give for problems it uncovers during inspections ..."


Reference: www.newsweek.com