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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…

Adam Winters

Y-12 extortion scheme admitted by ‘hillbilly millionaire’

On February 6th, Adam Benjamin Winters appeared in an episode of “The Millionaire Matchmaker”, where he called himself the ‘hillbilly millionaire’, claimed to be a CEO who lived in Beverly Hills, and boasted…

A sample of Trinitite analyzed with gamma spectroscopy equipment.

Authenticating Trinitite nearly 70 years later

It has been almost 70 years since the first nuclear device known as “Trinity” was tested in the desert near Alamogordo, New Mexico on July 16th, 1945. At 5:30 in the morning, the…

Monticello nuclear power plant

Xcel Energy management blamed for Monticello cost overruns

A group of nuclear and financial experts hired by utility regulators in Minnesota found that management at Xcel Energy did not completely understand or adequately plan for replacing major reactor components at the…

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…

Susquehanna Steam Electric Station

Susquehanna Unit 2 shut down for turbine repairs

Control room operators at the Susquehanna nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania began shutting down the Unit 2 reactor on Wednesday in order to inspect and replace turbine blades that are suspected to have…

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…

Browns Ferry

Browns Ferry supervisor fails fitness for duty test

A supervisor at the Browns Ferry nuclear power plant in Alabama failed a random fitness for duty test on Wednesday after confirming positive for alcohol.  The licensee terminated the employee’s access to the…

Vogtle Construction

Supervisor at Vogtle nuclear power plant confirms positive for illegal substance

An employee supervisor at the Vogtle nuclear power plant in Georgia confirmed positive for a controlled substance during a fitness for duty test.  The licensee terminated the employee’s access to the facility. Source:…

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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…

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Uranium suppliers forced to cut production due to lack of demand

Uranium prices are being dramatically affected by the shutdown of nuclear reactors in the wake of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster as supply overwhelms demand. Japanese nuclear power plants have been kept offline…

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….

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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…

Ambassador Kennedy looks out the window of her bus as she tours parts of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan

Ambassador Kennedy tours Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant

Caroline Kennedy, the US Ambassador to Japan, spent three hours visiting the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant on Wednesday as part of her first trip as ambassador to Fukushima Prefecture. While touring…

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