Palisades Nuclear Power Plant

8:59 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

Study says Palisades among nuclear power plants most at risk of being shut down

Report finds economics challenges face many nuclear power plants
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
COVERT TOWNSHIP, MI -- With a study out Thursday placing Palisades on a list of 12 U.S. nuclear power plants most at risk for shutting down, Entergy Corp. declined to comment on the Covert Township plant's financial performance but said it believed that nuclear power would remain an important source of power for the country in the long term.
9:17 pm
Tue July 16, 2013

New water leak found at Palisades

Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced leak during webinar, but says it's not radioactive and does not impact safety
This diagram used during a webinar hosted by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Tuesday shows the water tank, lined in red, at the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant that was repaired after leaks. The leaking nozzle is shown in one of the yellow areas. The control room is marked below the yellow lines.
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.
7:38 am
Thu June 13, 2013

Error in tank construction may be responsible for leaks at Palisades Nuclear Power Plant

Plant owner Entergy has said it will replace the bottom of the tank
COVERT - Repairs to a leaky water tank at the Palisades nuclear power plant have revealed the tank had not been built as designed, authorities reported.
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.