nuclear power

A recently issued Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) order will require the Monticello Nuclear Generation Plant to improve two pressure venting systems. Following the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami at the Fukushima Daiichi, the NRC established a senior-level task force that conducted a methodical review of the agency’s regulations and processes to determine if the NRC […]

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Xcel Energy officials are still reviewing a Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) preliminary finding assigned to the Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant. The NRC uses a color-coded system to classify its findings, which range from green, for an issue of very low safety significance, to red, for an issue of high safety significance. Monticello plant officials were […]

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