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2:28 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

The Costs and Risks of Nuclear Power

Palisades Nuclear Power Plant
Credit Official Nuclear Regulatory Commission Photo

A social activist says nuclear power is expensive for the public, and a safety risk. 

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8:22 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

Palisades Nuclear Power Plant back in service

Plant had been shut down since May 5th because of leak in water tank
The Palisades Nuclear Power Plant near South Haven is back in service after 43-day outage caused by a leak in a water tank.
7:21 pm
Mon May 20, 2013

Palisades Nuclear Power Plant will replace bottom of leaking tank

Spokeswoman for plant says repair could take until early summer
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
SOUTH HAVEN, MI -- A repair plan has been developed for the damaged safety injection refueling water tank that shut down Palisades Nuclear Power Plant earlier this month. After finding a small crack along a nozzle weld at the bottom of the tank, Palisades officials have decided to completely replace the tank bottom, according to spokesperson Lindsay Rose.
Palisades Nuclear Power Plant
7:31 am
Tue May 14, 2013

Upton: No shortcuts in fixing problems at Palisades

Protester's sign outside of Palisades Nuclear Power Plant
Credit WMUK

The Palisades Nuclear Power Plant remains offline because of a leak in a safety injection refueling tank. West Michigan Congressman Fred Upton toured the plant on Monday with a commissioner from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

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WMUK News
9:33 pm
Tue May 7, 2013

Upton reacts to latest Palisades leak

Palisades Nuclear Power PLant
Credit US Nuclear Regulatory Commission

UPDATE: Upton says he will tour the Palisades plant on Monday, May 13th, along with Nuclear Regulatory Commission member Kristine Svinicki.

Congressman Fred Upton says he's "outraged" by a new leak at the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant near south Haven. The Saint Joseph Republican says he wants to get a first-hand look at the problem along with a member of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission "in the near future".

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