Workers have shut down a nuclear reactor in southern New Jersey after a leak was detected in the containment building.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has sent a letter to PSE&G asking for assurance that whistleblowers will not be penalized at the Salem and Hope Creek Nuclear Power Plants.
Federal regulators began examining a nuclear plant in northeastern Pennsylvania on Monday following three unexpected shutdowns, but the facility’s operator said it is safe and stable.
The plant experienced the malfunction, which led to a shutdown of the reactor, around 8:15 a.m. on Wednesday.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has sanctioned a doctor who performed nearly 100 botched prostate cancer procedures at Philadelphia’s VA Medical Center.