Calvert Cliffs Reactor Shut Down Unexpectedly

May
14

Unit 2, one of the two nuclear reactors at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in Maryland, shut down unexpectedly on Wednesday May 8th. Spokesperson for Constellation Energy Nuclear Group, Kory Raftery, confirmed that at 9:47 pm, the reactor was automatically shut down due to a malfunction of the valves feeding steam to the turbine. The valves, when working properly, prevent steam pressure from building up in the cooling system.

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CRABSHELL ALLIANCE TO COMMEMORATE 2nd ANNIVERSARY OF NUCLEAR DISASTER AT FUKUSHIMA

Mar
08

The Crabshell Alliance has been following the nuclear disaster in Japan since March 11, 2011. One year later, and the people of Japan and elsewhere in the world have observed that the tragedy continues.

Radiation knows no boundaries. So besides a feeling of empathy for those in Japan, members of the Crabshell Alliance remain quite concerned with the situation in the United States.

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