Nuclear Power

CRABSHELL ALLIANCE TO COMMEMORATE 5th ANNIVERSARY OF NUCLEAR DISASTER AT FUKUSHIMA

Mar
04

Join us for a demonstration commemorating the 5th Anniversary of the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster:

When: Friday March 11th, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: 750 East Pratt St (north side--in front of the Exelon Baltimore Headquarters)

Nuclear Power, not a safe solution to Climate Change.
Keep it efficient, and truly renewable.

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CRABSHELL ALLIANCE TO COMMEMORATE 4th ANNIVERSARY OF NUCLEAR DISASTER AT FUKUSHIMA

Mar
08

Join us for a demonstration commemorating the 4th Anniversary of the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster:

When: Wednesday March 11th, 3:00 PM
Where: 750 East Pratt St (north side--in front of the Exelon Baltimore Headquarters)

Nuclear Power is the most dangerous way to boil water!!!

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CRABSHELL ALLIANCE TO COMMEMORATE 3rd ANNIVERSARY OF NUCLEAR DISASTER AT FUKUSHIMA

Feb
26
Join us for the Commemoration of the Third Anniversary of the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster. When: Tuesday MARCH 11 : 5:30pm to 6:30 pm Where: Charles St and 33rd St, Baltimore, MD 21218 For directions click HERE
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Vermont Yankee to Shut Down in 2014

Aug
27

Entergy Corp announced today that they will be shutting down the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant at the end of 2014. The inability for nuclear power to prove financially viable was the leading cause of the shutdown, according to Bill Mohl, Entergy's wholesale commodities president. Despite the economic challenges the plant was facing, grassroots activists, the State of Vermont, and Governor Peter Shumlin have all been applying political and legal pressure on the company to shut down the plant.

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EDF Pulls out of US Nuclear Business

Aug
06

French energy firm EDF (Electricite de France) announced on July 30th that they were pulling out of the U.S. Nuclear market. EDF, the worlds' largest nuclear power producer, cited the sharp decrease in the price of shale gas in the U.S. as the reason for their withdrawal. EDF will sell it's 49.99% share in the Constellation Energy Nuclear Group to Exelon for fair market value between January 2016 and June 2022. This will bring an end to the $4.5 billion deal made in 2009 between EDF and Constellation Energy (which was purchased by Exelon in 2012).

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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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