Sinkhole Develops Under Tennessee’s Boone Dam – Nuclear Reactors Downstream

 Top Official: “Sinkhole has sunk further… we have water coming through dam” upstream of nuclear plants; “Now agency’s top priority”; “Continued flow…could destabilize dam” — Section caved in at base — Gov’t not disclosing inundation maps over security concerns; Private… Continue Reading

Browns Ferry: Shrinking the safety margin at Alabama’s largest nuclear plant

  Challen Stephens ATHENS, Alabama – For more than two years, the largest nuclear plant in Alabama operated without a fully functioning failsafe system. A massive cooling pump didn’t work. Bearings were installed backwards. Emergency cooling lines sat blocked… Continue Reading