Palisades Nuclear Power Plant

Nuclear Power
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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7:21 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

Problems discovered at Palisades during refueling shutdown

Flaws were discovered during inspections, but Nuclear Regulatory Commission says there's no evidence of a leak before planned shutdown on January 19th
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
COVERT TOWNSHIP, MI - During Palisades Nuclear Power Plant's shutdown for refueling and maintenance, flaws were found in more than a dozen of the control rod drive mechanism housings, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission reported Jan. 30. The Covert Township nuclear power plant was removed from service Jan. 19.
9:18 pm
Sun November 17, 2013

Nuclear regulators say their confident in safety of Palisades

Plant near South Haven has been subject to more inspections since 2012
Nuclear regulators are confident that the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant near South Haven has improved its safety performance enough to end a series of public web seminars on the facility.The last of six online information sessions was Thursday night and focused on safety questions about the 42 casks that hold spent radioactive fuel along the shore of Lake Michigan.
12:22 pm
Tue August 13, 2013

Yucca Mountain nuke waste study back on

The site in Nevada could become the destination for highly rasioactive spent fuel rods from nuclear reactors like the one at Palisades near South Haven.
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals said today that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission must resume its long-slumbering review of the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste storage project, which the Obama administration and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid have labored for years to kill. “[U]nless and until Congress authoritatively says otherwise or there...
4:15 pm
Fri July 19, 2013

Layoffs to come at Palisades Nuclear Power Plant

Entergy Corporation that owns Palisades is reducing its workforce company-wide.
Entergy Corp., the company which owns and operates Palisades, is reducing its workforce fleet-wide, spokesman Mike Burns said. The company is engaged in a number of initiatives to examine how to meet the challenges facing the industry, he said. "One specific initiative is focused on finding ways to increase efficiencies in all parts of our business," said Burns in a statement.