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DC Cook Nuclear Power Plant - MI

D.C. Cook foreman fails fitness for duty test

A foreman working at the the D.C. Cook nuclear power plant in Michigan tested positive for alcohol during a random fitness for duty test.  The licensee terminated the employee’s access to the facility….

ColumbiaGeneratingStation

Columbia generating station supervisor fails fitness for duty test

On Monday, a supervisor at the Columbia Generating Station in Washington confirmed positive for a controlled substance after a random fitness for duty test. The licensee terminated the employee’s access to the plant….

Surry Power Station

Surry supervisor fails fitness for duty test

On Thursday, July 17th, a supervisory employee at the Surry nuclear power plant in Virginia confirmed positive for alcohol during a follow-up fitness for duty test.  A follow-up fitness for duty test is…

USEPA

EPA Wants My Opinion? Well, Here It Is…

The Environmental Protection Agency – the overseers of the suspiciously on-again/off-again RadNet monitoring system in the wake of the 2011 mass meltdown/blow-outs at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi power station – has helpfully extended the public…

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Crystal River supervisor violates fitness for duty policy

On Thursday, July 10th, around 10:00 am an employee supervisor at the Crystal River nuclear power plant in Florida was found to be in violation of the Fitness for Duty policy.  The licensee…

Watts Bar Nuclear Power Plant

Watts Bar supervisor tests positive for alcohol

A supervisor at the Watts Bar nuclear power plant in Tennessee tested positive for alcohol during a random fitness for duty test on Monday. The facility terminated the supervisor’s access to the plant….

Beaver Valley Nuclear

Licensed reactor operator violates fitness for duty policy

A licensed reactor operator at the Beaver Valley nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania was found to have violated the site’s fitness for duty policy. The determination was made on June 27th, 2014 around…

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Vogtle worker confirmed positive for a controlled substance

A employee at the Vogtle nuclear power plant in Georgia confirmed positive for a controlled substance during a random fitness for duty test on Tuesday.  The licensee terminated the employee’s access to the…

Higashidori Nuclear Power Plant Aomori Prefecture

Tohoku Electric seeks screening of Higashidori nuclear power plant

The Higashidori nuclear power plant in Japan is unlike than any other nuclear power station in the country in that two of the four reactors at the station are operated by the Tohoku…

LaSalle Nuclear Power Plant

Supervisor at Lasalle nuclear power plant fails fitness for duty test

A employee supervisor at the Lasalle nuclear power plant in Illinois failed a for-cause fitness for duty test after confirming positive for alcohol.  The licensee suspended the employee’s access to the facility. Fitness…

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Licensed reactor operator violates fitness for duty policy

A licensed reactor operator at the Palo Verde nuclear power plant in Arizona failed the site’s fitness for duty test due to alcohol last Friday during a random test.  The licensee withdrew the…

Grand Gulf

Grand Gulf reactor operator suspended from duty after testing positive for illegal substance twice

Richard Brian Smith, a reactor operator at the Grand Gulf nuclear power station, was the subject of an order issued by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission which prohibits him from any NRC-licensed activities for…

Ginna Nuclear Power Plant

Supervisor violates fitness for duty program at Ginna nuclear power plant

The off-site activities of a contract supervisor at the Ginna nuclear power plant in New York caused them to violate the site’s Fitness for Duty program.  The supervisor has had access to the plant suspended….

Braidwood Nuclear Power Plant - Exelon

Exelon worker charged after bringing weapon to nuclear power plant

According to the Will County Sheriff’s Office, Mark A. Garcia, 32, from Austin Texas, was charged with the unlawful use of a weapon after he showed up for work with a 9-millimeter handgun…

DC Cook Nuclear Power Plant - MI

Licensed reactor operator violates fitness for duty policy

A licensed reactor operator at the Cook nuclear power plant in Michigan violated the site’s fitness for duty policy.  The operator was given a for-cause fitness for duty test and had his access…

Shunichi Tanaka, Chairman of the Nuclear Regulation Authority in Japan

Nuclear Industry and Regulators at odds in Japan

The Japan Nuclear Safety Institute was founded by utilities in Japan in November 2013 with the goal of improving safety at the nation’s nuclear power plants.  The Tokyo-based institute claims to pursue the…

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…

Gerry Spence - Karen Silkwood

Gerry Spence and Karen Silkwood – Part 2 – Proving Strict Liability and Physical Injury

This is Part 2 of a 2 Part mini-series – Read Part 1 Here The following is the conclusion of a transcript of a speech given by Gerry Spence in Pennsylvania shortly after…

March 19th, 2011 - NRC NARAC models of Fukushima Daiichi disaster did not model all available radionuclides

March 19th, 2011 – NRC NARAC Models of Fukushima Daiichi Disaster Did Not Model All Available Radionuclides

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION JAPAN’S FUKUSHIMA DAIICHI PMT STATE INTERFACE AUDIO FILES SATURDAY, MARCH 19th, 2011 Pages From C147216-02X – March 19th, 2011 – NRC NARAC Models of Fukushima Daiichi…

Karen Silkwood - Car Accident

Gerry Spence and Karen Silkwood – Part 1 – Compensation for radiation injury

This is Part 1 of a 2 Part mini-series – Read Part 2 Here The following is the transcript of a speech given by Gerry Spence in Pennsylvania shortly after the Three Mile…

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