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Fire Shuts Part of NYC-Area Nuke Plant

Latest in series of problems at Indian Point

(Newser) - A transformer failed at the Indian Point nuclear power plant in suburban New York City, causing a fire that forced an automatic shutdown of a reactor. The fire was quickly extinguished and the reactor was deemed safe and stable, said a rep for Entergy Corp. The transformer at Indian Point... More »

NJ Nuclear Plant Declares Alert After Storm Surge

Oyster Creek plant still safe, NRC says

(Newser) - America's oldest nuclear plant has declared an alert amid rising water levels from superstorm Sandy, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission says. The alert, the second-lowest of the four NRC action levels, was issued after water levels at New Jersey's Oyster Creek nuclear power plant rose more than six feet... More »

Exploding Transformer Shuts NY Nuke Plant

Indian Point blast being investigated

(Newser) - One of two units at a nuclear power plant 24 miles north of New York City was shut down after a transformer exploded last night. No one was injured and there was no danger of a radiation leak, officials at the Indian Point plant told AP . The unit will remain... More »

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