Nuclear

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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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Naval Academy Announces Nuclear Engineering Major

U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen can now major in nuclear engineering, and the school is offering aerospace engineering majors a chance to specialize in rotorcraft engineering for Navy and Marine Corps leadership positions related to vertical lift aircraft.

01/16/2014

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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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Target For Terrorists: Report Shows U.S. Nuclear Reactors At Risk

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.

08/15/2013

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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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Constellation Works To Restore Md. Nuclear Unit

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.

08/28/2011

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NRC Task Force: U.S. Nuclear Plants Still Safe

A federal task force on Thursday vouched anew for the safety of U.S. nuclear power plants in the aftermath of the Japanese crisis.

05/12/2011

Three Mile Island – Pennsylvania

Local Watchdog Group Warns About Nuclear Accidents

The crisis in Japan has prompted a local watchdog group to issue its own warning.

03/29/2011

Earthquake, Tsunami In Japan

NRC: Japan Nuke Crisis Does Not Warrant U.S. Changes

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.

03/22/2011

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Natural Disaster In Japan: U.S. Survivors Push To Evacuate

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.

03/17/2011

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Calvert Cliffs In Spotlight After Japan’s Earthquake & Tsunami

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.

03/14/2011

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Constellation Says Calvert Cliffs 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.

03/13/2011

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