Palisades Nuclear Power Plant

Nuclear safety
7:32 am
Thu April 11, 2013

Union of Concerned Scientists official says NRC allowing Palisades to limbo beneath safety bar

Palisades Nuclear Power Plant
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The Director of the Union of Concerned Scientists Nuclear Safety Project is speaking Thursday in Southwest Michigan. David Lochbaum will speak at the Bernhard Center at Western Michigan University at noon. He will be at the Beach Haven Event Center in South Haven Thursday night beginning at 7:00. The group Beyond Nuclear is one the event's sponsors. WMUK's Gordon Evans spoke with Lochbaum Thursday morning. 

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7:53 am
Wed April 3, 2013

Citizens scrutinize safety of Palisade Nuclear Plant

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The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says the Palisades Nuclear Plant in South Haven operated safely in 2012, despite several leaks.
SOUTH HAVEN, MI -- Over 100 people turned out Tuesday night for a public meeting about the Palisades nuclear plant, some of them voicing concerns and asking questions regarding the condition of the plant's nuclear reactor, storage of nuclear waste and general plant safety.
7:33 am
Mon April 1, 2013

Palisades nuclear safety forum Tuesday

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The forum will be held at the Beach Haven Event Center in South Haven. NRC officials say the plant is operating safely but critics think it is too old and should be shut down.
KALAMAZOO, MI - The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will hold a public meeting April 2 to talk about the safety performance of Palisades nuclear power plant in 2012. Representatives of Entergy Nuclear Operations, which operates the plant in Covert Township, also will attend. The meeting, which will be open to the public, is scheduled from 6 to 8:30 p.m.
6:31 am
Wed March 27, 2013

Nuclear Regulatory Commission officials meet with Palisades' critics

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Several groups believe Palisades has too many safety problems to remain open. NRC says plant is operating safely
SOUTH HAVEN - William Magwood IV, one of the nation's five Nuclear Regulatory Commission members, toured the Palisades nuclear power plant in Covert Township Tuesday.
6:09 am
Wed March 20, 2013

Federal regulators say brittle metal could cut short Palisades' lifespan

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But Nuclear Regulatory Commission officials say plant near South Haven is operating safely.
Nuclear Regulatory Commission holds webinar to explain what's happening to reactor vessel and what can be done about it, emphasizes the facility is safe