NRC says public was not in danger A lightning storm that caused a power surge at Waterford 3 initiated a near five-hour shutdown at the nuclear plant in Killona. The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) […]
Ashley Loupe’s injuries are healing, but her journey to get herself back to normal and pain-free has just begun. Loupe, who has worked at the Entergy Waterford 3 plant in Killona for the past six years, suffered major burns in a March 15 house fire that has required skin grafts to her affected areas, which included her face, ear, neck, leg and arms. […]
A U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) investigation found contractors at Entergy Waterford 3 nuclear power plant in Killona failed to perform fire inspections and falsified records for at least 10 months to show the inspections occurred. […]
A $510 million project that called for the replacement of both steam generators and the pressure head at Waterford 3 this year has been delayed until the fall of 2012, according to Entergy spokesman Carl Rhode.
On June 22, a faulty electrical relay at Waterford 3 gave operators problems starting a high-pressure safety injection pump that is used to supply cooling water to the plant’s reactor core in case of an accident. […]
Residents driving near Waterford 3 in Killona have noticed some major changes at the nuclear plant, including a mile-long concrete wall around the perimeter of the plant that is designed to keep both unauthorized people and vehicles away from the facility. […]