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Feds Inspect Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Reactors After D.C. Blackout

Two reactors at a Maryland nuclear power plant are being inspected by federal officials after a massive power outage last week. A backup generator failed at the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Plant–something that could have had serious consequences.

04/14/2015

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Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Reactor Shutdown Under Investigation

Officials for the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant say one of its two reactors shut down during electrical breaker testing.

05/02/2014

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Md. Nuclear Plant’s 2 Reactors Shut Down

Federal inspectors are reviewing an unplanned shutdown of both nuclear reactors at the Calvert Cliffs power plant during last week’s snowstorm.

01/27/2014

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Report: Calvert Cliffs Had 147 Safety Violations

An unreleased Government Accountability Office report says the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in Lusby had 140 lower-level safety violations between 2000 and 2012.

10/15/2013

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1 Of 2 Reactors At Md. Nuclear Plant Shuts Down

Constellation Energy Nuclear Group says it has shut down one of two nuclear reactors at its Calvert Cliffs power plant after a malfunction during testing.

09/06/2013

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1 Of 2 Reactors At Calvert Cliffs Plant Shut Down

Constellation Energy Nuclear Group says one of two nuclear reactors at the Calvert Cliffs power plant shut down automatically after a malfunction.

05/10/2013

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Extra Inspectors To Nuclear Plants As Storm Nears

Additional inspectors are being sent to nuclear power plants in five states as Hurricane Sandy approaches the East Coast.

10/29/2012

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French Company Appeals Maryland Nuclear Reactor Rejection

A French company is appealing U.S. regulators’ rejection of its bid to build a third reactor at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in Lusby near the Chesapeake Bay.

09/26/2012

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Md. Approves Wetlands License For Nuclear Reactor

A Maryland board approved a wetlands license on Wednesday for work that would be needed to prepare for a potential third nuclear reactor at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in Lusby by the Chesapeake Bay.

01/04/2012

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Security Lapses Mean More Scrutiny For Nuke Plant

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says security lapses found during inspection of the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant mean more inspections for the facility.

09/01/2011

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Constellation Works To Restore Md. Nuclear Unit

Constellation Energy Nuclear Group says inspections are underway to determine when it can restart a nuclear reactor at its Calvert Cliffs plant that shut down during Hurricane Irene.

08/30/2011

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Constellation: Nuke Plants Operating After Quake

Constellation Energy says it activated the lowest of four emergency levels at its Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant following the East Coast quake, but the plant is still operating at 100 percent capacity.

08/23/2011

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