- Bird droppings cause N.Y. nuclear reactor power outage
One of the nuclear reactors at Indian Point nuclear power plant outside New York City was safely shut down for three days last December, following an electrical disturbance on outdoor high voltage transmission lines.
Entergy Corp., which operates the power plant, hired outside expert to analyze the incident, and they found that the culprit was what the experts call bird “streaming.”
“If it has nowhere to send its electricity, the generator senses that and
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The Defense Nuclear Facility Safety Board announced that it will hold a public hearing March 22 in Santa Fe.
The board will hear from its own staff and from LANL, DOE and NNSA officials on new and residual management and safety issues concerning Area G, Los Alamos National Laboratory’s hazardous waste disposal area.
In a prepared statement Thursday, DNFSB Chairman Joyce Connery said, “With the upcoming wildfire season, the Board is interested in understanding potential hazards to
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From The Office Of U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján
SANTA FE – U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján of New Mexico’s Third District has released the following statement on the passing of former First Lady Nancy Reagan:
“It is with sadness that our nation mourns the passing of Nancy Reagan. We reflect on a legacy of service that includes her unwavering efforts on behalf of those with Alzheimer’s and her leadership to combat drug and alcohol abuse.
“Through her personal battle against the disease that afflicted her husband, Mrs. Reagan became a strong advocate for those suffering
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