11 May '11, 6pm

Nuclear Problems in the Rearview Mirror: The Nuclear Regulatory Commission reports problems including a "code re...

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission said this week that in hindsight, a problem at the Browns Ferry nuclear plant in Alabama last fall was quite serious. And its records indicate that there have been reports in recent days of engineers’ flubbing a basic calculation of reactor operation at two other plants. The math errors and the Browns Ferry problem are not related to each other but come at a moment of heightened concern about reactor safety after the meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi reactors in Japan. Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Fuel at the Oyster Creek nuclear plant in New Jersey would have gotten hotter than operators realized. On Tuesday, the commission staff announced that a valve that got stuck last October at the Browns Ferry nuclear plant near Athens, Ala., posed a safety threat that fell into the “red” category, the most serious on its four-color scale . I...

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Green: Nuclear Problems in the Rearview Mirror

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