Coinkydink

Message: 4 Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2013 05:05:02 +0200 From: RSOE EDIS <alertnet@rsoe.hu> To: RSOE EDIS AlertMail <hisz-alertmail-eng@levlista.rsoe.hu> Subject: RSOE EDIS: USA – Nuclear Event – 2013.07.11 Message-ID: <1690c85a148f57a05984dc298e795cc8@hisz.rsoe.hu> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=”iso-8859-1″ RSOE Emergency and Disaster Information Service Budapest, Hungary 2013-07-11 03:05:02 – Nuclear Event – USA EDIS CODE: NC-20130711-39980-USA Date & Time: 2013-07-11 03:05:02 [UTC] Area: USA, State of California, Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant, Description: The Unit 2 reactor at the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant near San Luis Obispo shut down this morning after plant monitors sensed an electrical disturbance in equipment that moves power to the state???s electric grid, according to Pacific Gas & Electric Co. spokesman Blair Jones. Jones said today that the plant shut down as it was designed to. Results from a preliminary investigation indicate the electrical disturbance was a result of a flashover on a lightning arrestor located on the non-nuclear side of the plant, Jones said. The flashover occurred during routine maintenance that involved pressure washing, known as ???hot washing,??? of electrical insulators near the lightning arrestor. Upon sensing the disturbance, the unit performed as designed and automatically went off line to protect equipment, Jones said. Unit 2 remains in a safe condition and will return to service after the cause is fully understood and the equipment is tested. PG&E has informed the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and appropriate local and state officials, according to Jones.rn Not confirmed information!

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2 Responses to Coinkydink

  1. Sixbears says:

    Isn’t it always more interesting what they don’t talk about?

    I miss the days when “news” wasn’t just corporate or government press releases.

  2. Ticom says:

    That’s why I have a police scanner. Although a lot of PDs have been going to digital encryption, you can still hear enough to know what’s going on out there.

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