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Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station shutdown – due to extremely cold weather?

Cold possible cause of Pa. nuke reactor shutdown, Seattle.Pi , January 7, 2014  PITTSBURGH (AP) — A frigid arctic air mass that brought record low temperatures to Pennsylvania, closing schools, courts and even some ski slopes is also being investigated as the possible cause of a nuclear reactor shutdown.

The dense mass of ultra-cold air began moving into the state on Monday afternoon, which is when one of two reactors shut down at FirstEnergy Corp.‘s Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station in Shippingport, about 25 miles northwest of Pittsburgh……http://www.seattlepi.com/news/article/Sub-zero-temps-close-schools-offices-in-W-Pa-5119683.php

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January 8, 2014 - Posted by | general

1 Comment »

  1. If the power goes off because it is cold the pollution from coal is a non event in comparison.
    And if it goes bad you get Chernobyl or Fuku or 3 mile island or sellafield. This is only a partial list.
    We all love that power too cheap to meter.
    How many more lies will it take for people to figure it out?

    Comment by Kirk McLoren | January 8, 2014 | Reply


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