Nuclear Regulatory Commission
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.
Sen. Ben Cardin is scheduled to talk about budget cuts at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Additional inspectors are being sent to nuclear power plants in five states as Hurricane Sandy approaches the East Coast.
Maryland regulators approved Exelon Corp.’s proposed $7.9 billion takeover of Constellation Energy Group on Friday.
Federal officials say a 5.8-magnitude earthquake in the eastern U.S. caused the ground to shake more than a Virginia nuclear plant was designed to withstand.
Constellation Energy Nuclear Group says crews are working to get Unit 1 of its Calvert Cliffs facility back up after it automatically went off-line during Hurricane Irene.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) says federal inspectors found security deficiencies at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant.
A federal task force on Thursday vouched anew for the safety of U.S. nuclear power plants in the aftermath of the Japanese crisis.
Japan’s reactor crisis has renewed anxiety about nuclear safety and could derail efforts to revive the U.S. industry as a clean alternative energy source.