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Boiling Water Reactor
Licensed to operate from 06/30/71-09/08/30
Nuclear Management Company
Elevated Spent Fuel Pool, Fire Protection Problems
Related Links & Documents
11/12/2012: Fission Stories #128 explained how a radioactive part removed from the reactor vessel and being moved for shipment to a disposal facility unexpectedly set off many radiation alarms.
01/18/2007 UCS explained an event where a piece of metal broke free and fell onto the main steam pipes resulting in the turbine control valves opening fully and the reactor automatically shutting down due to the rapid pressure drop. Download the pdf
10/20/1986Fission Stories #30 described the battle between the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and plant owners over radios and music in the control room. After the NRC ordered the control room be music-free, safety performance levels dropped.