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.
More than 100 nuclear power plants are being called terror targets, including those here in Maryland. A new report ordered by the Pentagon finds American nuclear plants are dangerously unprotected from possible attacks.
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.
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.
A federal task force on Thursday vouched anew for the safety of U.S. nuclear power plants in the aftermath of the Japanese crisis.
The crisis in Japan has prompted a local watchdog group to issue its own warning.
The nuclear crisis in Japan, while severe, appears to be stabilizing and does not warrant any immediate changes in U.S. nuclear plants, a top U.S. nuclear official said Monday.
Out of control. That’s what experts are saying about Japan’s overheated nuclear complex. As each day passes, the risk increases that nuclear fuel rods will spray radiation. Americans living and working in Japan are trying to get out.
The disaster in Japan is raising some ugly questions about what is usually billed as a clean power source — nuclear power. Some question if Calvert Cliffs in Maryland is safe.
The operator of two nuclear reactors in southern Maryland says the facility remains safe amid news of partial meltdowns at reactors in Japan triggered by an earthquake and tsunami.