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  1. FirstEnergy Starts Repairs On Davis-Besse Containment Building

    09.18 / 22:18 nuclearstreet.com Nuclearstreet.com - Industries
    FirstEnergy Corp. said it had hired contractors to repair two areas of cracks in the outer layer of concrete of the 296-feet tall containment building at the Davis-Besse nuclear power plant near Toledo, Ohio, that has been blamed on freezing and thawing conditions during a blizzard in 1978. The work, which is expected to take seven weeks, will not involve shutting down the plant, although it includes chipping away two sections of the facade of the building's concrete, which altogether…
  2. Energoatom Turns To Westinghouse For Monitoring Systems

    09.18 / 22:18 nuclearstreet.com Nuclearstreet.com - Industries
    Westinghouse Electric Company said Monday that it has signed a contract with Ukraine’s State Enterprise National Nuclear Energy Generation Company Energoatom to deliver important monitoring instrumentation systems to four units at the Zaporizhzhya power plant. The project is part of the Complex Consolidated Safety Upgrade Program of nuclear power plants in Ukraine performed under loan agreements with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and…
  3. Commission Calls For 20 Percent Nuclear In Japan By 2030

    09.14 / 22:20 nuclearstreet.com Nuclearstreet.com - Industries
    A policy-impacting committee in Japan, the Atomic Energy Commission, on Thursday announced its latest endorsement for the country's energy generation mix. The endorsement calls for a 20 percent target for nuclear power among Japan's generation capacity by 2030. Generation from nuclear power prior to the March 2011 accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Generating Station was approximately 30 percent, sourced from more than 50 nuclear power plants, according to the World Nuclear Association.…
  4. Post-Fukushima Pacific Remains Healthy, Says Study

    09.14 / 22:20 nuclearstreet.com Nuclearstreet.com - Industries
    A new study to be published in the journal of Environmental Science and Technology says that there was no spike in radioactive contamination in salmon, trout or shellfish along the west coast of North American in the years following the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Generating Station disaster of March 2011. One of the primary concerns in Japan's clean-up efforts following the earthquake- and tsunami-triggered triple meltdown a the plant is the ground water that naturally flows under and…