Palisades Nuclear Power Plant

6:31 am
Tue March 19, 2013

Palisades owner says plant is safe.

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Entergy Vice President says company is committed to operating plant near South Haven "at highest levels of safety and reliability."
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Entergy Corp., which owns Palisades nuclear power plant, said that the facility is "safe and secure," a day ahead of a webinar by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. "The Palisades nuclear plant is a safe and secure facility, and we have an NRC license to operate this facility through 2031," said Tony Vitale, site vice president for Palisades, in a statement.
6:15 am
Fri February 22, 2013

Palisades Nuclear Power Plant re-starts

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Plant had been shut down for six days after a leak was discovered
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
COVERT, MI - Palisades nuclear plant operators returned the plant to service Friday morning, Feb. 22, synchronizing to the Michigan electric grid at 12:44 a.m., a spokesman for the company announced. The action ends a six-day outage that started on at 4:49 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15.
7:34 am
Wed February 20, 2013

Palisades remains shut-down, NRC says no danger to public

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Shutdown last week was first since plant was upgraded by federal regulators in November.
Public was never in danger; Palisades remains off-line