Pennsylvania nuclear reactor unexpectedly shuts down for 3rd time in 1 week

Published: June 5th, 2011 at 5:12 am ET
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Pa. nuclear plant has 3rd shutdown in 1 week, AP, June 04, 2011:

Reactors at an eastern Pennsylvania nuclear plant have shut down unexpectedly three times in the past week, but regulatory authorities say no safety problems have been reported.

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says Unit 1 of Exelon Nuclear’s Limerick Generating Station shut down at 10:15 a.m. Friday. [...]

The shutdown came less than a day after the plant put the Unit 2 reactor back online following unplanned shutdowns Sunday and Monday. [...]

Published: June 5th, 2011 at 5:12 am ET
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