Posts Tagged ‘nuclear energy’

Entergy notifies NRC of delay on application approval

by For the MBJ Published: June 27,2011

Tags: electricity, energy, environment, federal government, nuclear energy, state government, utilities

JACKSON — Entergy Corporation has notified the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) has not issued a final decision on the company’s Water Quality Certificate (WQC) application within the required one-year time period. On April 3, 2009, Entergy submitted an application to NYSDEC for an updated […] [...]

NRC investigating release of radioactive water at Grand Gulf

by Associated Press Published: May 9,2011

Tags: electricity, energy, federal government, nuclear energy, utilities

CLAIBORNE COUNTY — Federal safety inspections are at the Grand Gulf Nuclear Power Plant in Claiborne County after the accidental release of radioactive water in late April into the Mississippi River. Lara Uselding, public affairs officer with the NRC Region IV office in Arlington, Texas, said today that the agency has not determined how much […] [...]

Entergy files suit over Vermont nuclear plant

by For the MBJ Published: April 18,2011

Tags: courts, electricity, energy, lawsuit, nuclear energy, state government, utilities

NEW ORLEANS — Entergy Corporation announced that two of its subsidiaries, Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC (ENVY) and Entergy Nuclear Operations Inc. (ENOI), have filed a complaint in U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont seeking a judgment to prevent the State of Vermont from forcing the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant to cease […] [...]

Entergy unsuccessful in bid to sell nuclear plant

by For the MBJ Published: April 3,2011

Tags: electricity, energy, mergers and acquisitions, nuclear energy, utilities

NEW ORLEANS — Entergy Corporation announced Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC, has completed negotiations on a 20-year agreement to sell power from the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant to customers of Vermont Electric Cooperative Inc., the third-largest electric distribution utility in Vermont. This comes after the New Orleans-based Entergy failed to find a buyer for Vermont […] [...]

Feds charge TVA subcontractor with lying about inspections

by Associated Press Published: March 24,2011

Tags: courts, electricity, energy, federal government, law enforcement, nuclear energy, nuclear plants, utilities

NORTH MISSISSIPPI — Federal prosecutors have charged a subcontractor employee at the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Watts Bar Nuclear Plant with lying about inspections. The U.S. attorney in Knoxville, Tenn., said today that 31-year-old Matthew David Correll of Hixson, Tenn., has been charged in a two-count indictment with making false statements. Prosecutors say the inspections were related […] [...]

Entergy nuclear plant awarded license renewal

by Associated Press Published: March 22,2011

Tags: disaster, earthquake, energy, nuclear energy, state government, tsunami, utilities

MONTPELIER, Vt. — Federal regulators yesterday gave the Entergy Corp.-owned Vermont Yankee nuclear plant a 20-year license renewal, despite calls for reconsideration following the nuclear disaster in Japan. Issuance of the license was a foregone conclusion after the NRC voted to approve it March 10, one day before an earthquake and tsunami triggered the still […] [...]

Womack: Grand Gulf at little risk from earthquakes

by Associated Press Published: March 17,2011

Tags: disaster, earthquake, emergency, energy, nuclear energy, state government, tsunami, utilities

PORT GIBSON — Mississippi has one nuclear power plant, Grand Gulf at Port Gibson, about 200 miles from the Gulf Coast. And that plant has only one reactor. Within a year, it will be the largest single nuclear reactor in the United States. And it sits in the fringe area of a quake zone for […] [...]

Entergy offering assistance to Japanese

by For the MBJ Published: March 15,2011

Tags: disaster, earthquake, electricity, energy, nuclear energy, utilities

NEW ORLEANS — Entergy Corporation reports its nuclear employees are closely monitoring the situation in Japan in coordination with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI), the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations and industry peers. Working through NEI, Entergy says it has offered its support and assistance to the Japanese nuclear industry. […] [...]

Entergy Nuclear announces new management team

by Wally Northway Published: March 2,2011

Tags: energy, nuclear energy, senior management

JACKSON — The retirement of a national leader in nuclear development is initiating key organizational changes within Entergy Nuclear. Randy Douet, current site vice president at Grand Gulf Nuclear Station near Port Gibson, will move to Entergy Nuclear’s headquarters in Jackson to lead Entergy’s nuclear business development function as nuclear renaissance pioneer Kenneth Hughey steps […] [...]

Manufacturer: Grand Gulf plant could have safety hazard

by Associated Press Published: February 17,2011

Tags: energy, manufacturing, nuclear energy, product quality, product safety, utilities

CLAIBORNE COUNTY — A major manufacturer in the nuclear industry is reporting a potential “substantial safety hazard” with control rods at Vermont Yankee and more than two dozen other reactors around the country, according to a report made public Wednesday by the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Grand Gulf Nuclear Station in Claiborne County is among […] [...]

« Previous Page Next Page »

Recent Posts

Polls

How ready is your business for health care reform?

View Results

The MBJ poll should not be considered a scientific one. Results reflect only the opinion of those who participate.

Loading ... Loading ...

Recent Comments