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Davis-Besse nuclear plant closed, repairs planned
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Davis-Besse nuclear plant closed, repairs planned

TOLEDO — “Tests are underway at the Davis-Besse nuclear power plant after more than a dozen cracks were found in reactor head nozzles. As of right now, cracks have been found in 14 of the plant’s 69 nozzles, and the repair work won’t get underway until tests wrap up later […]

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Davis-Besse tests find more cracks in nozzles

OAK HARBOR — “Ultrasonic tests completed Sunday night show 12 of the 69 nozzles on top of Davis-Besse’s reactor head developed some sort of crack, eight more than previously known. Those 12 are among 14 that FirstEnergy Corp. identified last week as having suspicious flaws or indications of a crack […]

Feds send special team to inspect Davis-Besse
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Feds send special team to inspect Davis-Besse

OAK HARBOR — “With more questions arising out of the latest situation at Davis-Besse, federal regulators announced late yesterday they have dispatched a special inspection team to the Ottawa County nuclear plant. Viktoria Mitlyng, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission spokesman, said three inspectors with highly specialized skills will join the plant’s […]

Davis-Besse having problems with current reactor head
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Davis-Besse having problems with current reactor head

OAK HARBOR — “Only six years after putting Davis-Besse back in service, FirstEnergy Corp. is having problems with the reactor head it brought down from a mothballed nuclear plant in Midland, Mich., to replace the damaged lid had led to a worldwide probe of nuclear operations, including reforms nationally. The replacement […]

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