Feds Inspect Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Reactors After D.C. BlackoutTwo 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.
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.
Md. Nuclear Plant's 2 Reactors Shut DownFederal inspectors are reviewing an unplanned shutdown of both nuclear reactors at the Calvert Cliffs power plant during last week's snowstorm.
Report: Calvert Cliffs Had 147 Safety ViolationsAn unreleased Government Accountability Office report says the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in Lusby had 140 lower-level safety violations between 2000 and 2012.
1 Of 2 Reactors At Md. Nuclear Plant Shuts DownConstellation Energy Nuclear Group says it has shut down one of two nuclear reactors at its Calvert Cliffs power plant after a malfunction during testing.
1 Of 2 Reactors At Calvert Cliffs Plant Shut DownConstellation Energy Nuclear Group says one of two nuclear reactors at the Calvert Cliffs power plant shut down automatically after a malfunction.
Extra Inspectors To Nuclear Plants As Storm NearsAdditional inspectors are being sent to nuclear power plants in five states as Hurricane Sandy approaches the East Coast.
French Company Appeals Maryland Nuclear Reactor RejectionA 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.
Md. Approves Wetlands License For Nuclear ReactorA 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.
Security Lapses Mean More Scrutiny For Nuke PlantThe Nuclear Regulatory Commission says security lapses found during inspection of the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant mean more inspections for the facility.
Constellation Works To Restore Md. Nuclear UnitConstellation 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.
Constellation: Nuke Plants Operating After QuakeConstellation 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.
Federal Inspectors Find Security Deficiencies At Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power PlantThe Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) says federal inspectors found security deficiencies at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant.
For Md. Plant, Japan Reminder Of Potential PerilsGeorge Gellrich gets up at least once a night to check his computer. He could wait until the morning briefing at work, or even for the morning news shows. But he just can't. He needs to know: Was there another explosion at the crippled nuclear plant in Japan? Did they restore power to the pumps? Is there enough water in the spent fuel pool at Unit 4? Has the radioactive contamination grown worse?
Calvert Cliffs In Spotlight After Japan's Earthquake & TsunamiThe 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.