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Hurricane forces shutdown of Mexican nuclear plant

Nuclear Shutdown The storm also forced Mexico to suspend operations at its Laguna Verde nuclear power plant in eastern Veracruz State, according to the national electricity commission.

Hurricane Karl Nears Mexican Coast, Closes Oil Wells – Bloomberg, By Brian K. Sullivan – Sep 18, 2010, “………Karl was the strongest storm ever to form in the Gulf of Mexico’s Bay of Campeche, said Jeff Masters, co-founder of Weather Underground Inc. in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The storm prompted Petroleos Mexicanos, Latin America’s largest oil producer, to close 14 offshore wells, the company said in an e- mailed statement.

Nuclear Shutdown The storm also forced Mexico to suspend operations at its Laguna Verde nuclear power plant in eastern Veracruz State, according to the national electricity commission. The 1,360- megawatt Laguna Verde is Mexico’s only nuclear power plant………..To contact the reporter on this story: Brian K. Sullivan in Boston at bsullivan10@bloomberg.net

Hurricane Karl Nears Mexican Coast, Closes Oil Wells – Bloomberg

September 17, 2010 - Posted by | safety, SOUTH AMERICA | , , , ,

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  1. […] On September 10, 2010, Hurricane Karl forced the suspension of operations at the Laguna Verde facility, but CFE reported no damage. […]

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