nuclear power

2:43 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

NRC Finds Monitoring Violation at Palisades

The agency says the problem did not put any workers at the nuclear plant near South Haven in jeopardy.
COVERT TOWNSHIP, MI - Federal regulators found a safety violation involving monitoring of workers for radiation exposure at the Palisades nuclear power plant in Covert Township early this year, according to a report.
6:27 am
Mon October 27, 2014

Cook Power Plant Operating Under Renewed License

Unit One is now licensed to operate until 2034
BRIDGMAN - When Indiana Michigan Power announced plans to build a power plant on a 480-acre site in southwest Michigan in 1959, the company had not yet chosen what fuel source it would use to generate electricity.
9:20 am
Wed July 23, 2014

NRC Cites Palisades Security Issue

Entergy, which owns the nuclear power plant, says it's taking steps to prevent similar problems in the future.
COVERT TOWNSHIP, MI - The security manager at Palisades Nuclear Plant and a security operations supervisor "willfully violated" qualification requirements and the plant's security plan in a Christmas Eve 2012 incident, according to a confirmatory order issued July 22 by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to the owners of the plant.
12:09 pm
Mon June 23, 2014

Palisades Nuclear Plant Off-Line Again

Plant officials say the outage will be "brief" but haven't said when it will return to service.
COVERT TOWNSHIP, MI - Palisades Nuclear Power Plant was removed from service at 11:30 p.m. Friday, (June 20). That is being done to conduct a "planned maintenance outage" to replace a primary coolant pump seal, says Lindsay Rose, spokeswoman for Entergy Corp., which owns Palisades.
11:37 am
Fri May 9, 2014

Oil Leak Found At Palisades Nuclear Power Plant

About 70 gallons of oil was released, officials say there is no path for water to get to Lake Michigan
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
COVERT TOWNSHIP, MI - An oil leak was discovered at Palisades Nuclear Power Plant Thursday evening. The spilled oil does not have a path to reach Lake Michigan or any other surface water, according to an incident report. "The oil released to the ground was approximately 70 gallons, which is greater than the reporting requirements," the report read.