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FirstEnergy Corp. (FE) (FE) is repairing a leak discovered June 6 as it restarted Davis-Besse nuclear station in Ohio following a refueling outage, a company spokeswoman said.
FirstEnergy can’t say for competitive reasons when it expects to complete the repair to the reactor’s coolant system or when the 913-megawatt unit will come online, Jennifer Young, a spokeswoman for the Akron, Ohio-based company said in a telephone phone interview today.
The amount of radioactive water that sprayed through the pinhole-sized leak was “relatively small” and no radiation was discharged from th
Originally posted by sad_eyed_lady
reply to post by LightningStrikesHere
It worse than it appears. Please read this article.
Major Nuclear Base Running ‘Containment Exercise’ Amid Censored Radiation Spikes
I recommend buying iodine tablets as a precaution.
FirstEnergy, AEP spar in wake of Ohio energy deregulation
As the effects of deregulation take root in Ohio, American Electric Power Co. and FirstEnergy Corp. have entered into a battle to sell power to commercial, industrial and residential customers throughout the state, with billions of dollars in sales at stake.
Energy Deregulation News reports that both companies, regarded as powerhouses in Ohio, have historically been said to manipulate the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) and the General Assembly to remain favorable to the companies when it comes to setting business electricity rates throughout the state.
However, since deregulation, the two companies have taken their gripes to PUCO, both alleging the other is encroaching on their territory.
According to The Columbus Dispatch, AEP recently went before PUCO asking for a rate increase that exceeds levels set by state law. The PUCO testimony concluded that the plan proposed by AEP would be more expensive than an electricity rate determined by market prices – clashing with a provision in Ohio law.
Originally posted by LightningStrikesHere
reply to post by autowrench
man , first i want to say , i feel your pain , i would be super pissed , how can they get away with that ? , "First energy" heh another weaving spider in the web , it makes me sick , we are truly the pawns , the question is now , how long are we going to let them play us like this ?