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DC Cook Nuclear Power Plant - Michigan

Licensed reactor operator violates Fitness for Duty policy

A licensed reactor operator at the Cook nuclear power plant in Bridgman, Michigan violated the Fitness for Duty policy.  The employee was evaluated under for-cause testing and has been suspended from accessing the…

Millstone Nuclear Power Plant

Supervisor at Millstone nuclear power plant violates fitness for duty policy

A contract supervisor at the Millstone nuclear power plant in Connecticut violated the Dominion Nuclear Connecticut Fitness for Duty Policy on Thursday at noon. The licensee is reviewing the incident and assessing the…

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Licensed supervisor at Quad Cities nuclear power plant fails fitness for duty test

A licensed reactor operator supervisor at the Quad Cities nuclear power plant in Illinois failed a random fitness for duty test on Wednesday. The licensee has suspended the employee’s access to the facility….

Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant - 2011

Indian Point supervisor fails for-cause fitness for duty test

A employee supervisor at the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant in New York failed a for-cause fitness for duty test on Monday.  The licensee, Entergy Corporation, has terminated the employee’s access to the…

Edwin Hatch Nuclear Power Plant

Licensed supervisor at Hatch nuclear power plant violates fitness for duty policy

A licensed reactor operator supervisor at the Hatch nuclear power plant in Georgia has been suspended by Southern Nuclear Operating Company for violating the licensee’s fitness for duty policy. The Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear…

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Employee supervisor fails fitness for duty test

On Wednesday, a employee supervisor at the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant failed a random fitness for duty test and confirmed positive for alcohol.  The licensee terminated the employee’s access to the plant….

VC Summer nuclear power plant

Construction supervisor at V.C. Summer nuclear power plant fails fitness for duty test

A construction supervisor at the Virgil C. Summer nuclear generating station in South Carolina failed a random fitness for duty test.  The licensee revoked the worker’s access to the plant. The facility has…

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US nuclear fuel supplier files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

The United States Enrichment Corporation (USEC), the executive agent in the Megatons to Megawatts program – the highly enriched uranium purchase agreement between the United States and Russia, filed for bankruptcy, as its…

Salem Nuclear Power Plant

Licensed reactor operator at Salem nuclear power plant tests positive for cocaine

On Tuesday, March 4th, around 13:30, a licensed reactor operator at the Salem nuclear power plant failed a random fitness for duty test and confirmed positive for cocaine. The licensee restricted the employee’s…

Point Beach Nuclear Power Plant

Licensed supervisor at Point Beach nuclear power plant fails fitness for duty test

On Wednesday, a licensed employee supervisor failed a for-cause fitness for duty test and confirmed positive for alcohol.  The licensee terminated the employee’s access to the nuclear power plant. Fitness for duty tests…

Fort Calhoun Nuclear Power Plant

Employee supervisor at Fort Calhoun confirmed positive for marijuana

On February 14th, a employee supervisor at the Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant in Nebraska tested positive for marijuana during a random fitness for duty test.  The licensee terminated the employee’s access to…

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NRA begins seismic survey of TEPCO’s Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear power plant

Inspectors from Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority began in inspection of the seismic faults on Monday morning at the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear power plant which is owned and operated by the Tokyo Electric Power Company. …

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Steam generator replacement project underway at Davis-Besse

Workers at the Davis-Besse nuclear power plant near Toledo, Ohio have begun a $600 million steam generator replacement project. Steam generator replacement projects are among the most expensive upgrades that a Pressurized Water…

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Worker found dead at Cooper nuclear power plant

Around 7:38 AM on Tuesday, operators in the control room of the Cooper nuclear power plant were informed that a contract radiological technician was found deceased on the refueling floor of the reactor…

Perry Nuclear Power Plant - Ohio

Tritium discovered in groundwater at Perry Nuclear Power Plant

Just after 1:00 pm on Monday, workers identified a leak on a feedwater venturi meter which was leaking into the drainage system. The leaking water was sampled to check for tritium.  That night,…

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Watts Bar supervisor fails fitness for duty test

A contract supervisor at the Watts Bar nuclear power plant in Tennessee failed a random fitness for duty test after confirming positive for alcohol.  The licensee suspended the employee’s access to the facility….

Zion Nuclear Power Plant

Licensed supervisor at Zion nuclear power plant fails for-cause fitness for duty test

A licensed supervisor, who works at the Zion nuclear power plant in Illinois, confirmed positive for alcohol after a for-cause fitness for duty test on January 15th. The licensee terminated the supervisor’s access…

Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant - 2011

Former supervisor at Indian Point fighting incarceration in federal court

In July of 2013, we shared a story about Daniel Wilson, a former supervisor at the Indian Point nuclear power plant, who was arrested for deliberately falsifying critical safety records and lying to…

Limerick Nuclear Power Plant

Licensed reactor operator at Limerick nuclear power plant fails fitness for duty test

A licensed reactor operator confirmed positive for alcohol after a random fitness for duty test.  The licensee restricted the employee’s access to the plant. Source: NRC Event Notifications

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Third licensed reactor operator at Grand Gulf tests positive for illegal drugs this year

A licensed reactor operator at the Grand Gulf nuclear power plant in Mississippi failed a random fitness for duty test after testing positive for illegal drugs.  At this time the employee has been…

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