10 nuclear events in 10 days

Kerncentrale Doel gezien vanop de rechteroever...

Kerncentrale Doel gezien vanop de rechteroever van de Schelde (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

(Aug 20, 2012) We had 10 different nuclear events reported in just 10 days. Below is a list of them with date and short description.

(1) August 8, 2012 – (Belgium)/Doel 3 nuclear reactor, Doel Nuclear Power Station – Shutdown
(2) August 12, 2012 – (US)/Maryland, Calvert Cliffs – Shutdown

(3) August 12, 2012 – (US)/Connecticut, Millstone Power Station – Shutdown

(4) August 12, 2012 – (US)/Michigan, Palisades – Shutdown
(5) August 14, 2012 – (US)/Minnesota, Prairie Island – Shutdown
(6) August 14, 2012 – (US)/Minnesota, Monticello – Shutdown
(7) August 16, 2012 – (US)/Michigan, Fermi – Loss of data
(8) August 16, 2012 –(Belgium)/ Tihange 2 nuclear reactor, Tihange Nuclear Power Station – Shutdown
(9) August 16, 2012 –( Japan)/No. 4 reactor turbine building, Fukushima No. 1 – Radioactive water leakage
(10) August 18, 2012 – (UK)/East Lothian – Torness nuclear power station – Fire
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