Seabrook Nuclear plant http://nhpr.org en Without Contract, Seabrook Nuclear Plant Will Lockout Union Workers http://nhpr.org/post/without-contract-seabrook-nuclear-plant-will-lockout-union-workers <p>The company that runs the Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant, NextEra, could lockout 226 union workers, if they don’t come to a contract agreement by midnight Monday. &nbsp;</p><p></p><p>NextEra and the Utility Workers Union are at an impasse over three items in their contract.&nbsp; How much of a raise workers will receive each year; whether to eliminate 5 or 6 Fire Brigade positions, and whether to move all workers to a rotational work schedule, with overnight shifts.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 18:59:13 +0000 Emily Corwin 39219 at http://nhpr.org Report: Seabrook Nuclear Plant Has Fewest Safety Violations http://nhpr.org/post/report-seabrook-nuclear-plant-has-fewest-safety-violations <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The federal Government Accountability Office says the nuclear plant at Seabrook, N.H., had the fewest number of safety violations in the Northeast from 2000 to 2012 among facilities with only one reactor.</p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 21:19:24 +0000 Associated Press 36819 at http://nhpr.org Report: Seabrook Nuclear Plant Has Fewest Safety Violations The News On Nuclear Energy http://nhpr.org/post/news-nuclear-energy <p></p><p>After thirty years of no new nuclear construction, two projects are underway in the south, as some argue this carbon-emission free energy source is vital due to climate change. But concerns over safety issues remain, as well as new challenges from a booming natural gas industry. We explore the problems and prospects of nuclear energy with a <em>New York&nbsp;Times</em> reporter who&nbsp;has been following the&nbsp;debate over nuclear.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p><strong>Guest:</strong></p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 33585 at http://nhpr.org The News On Nuclear Energy Anti-Nuclear Groups Won't Have Role In Seabrook Re-Licensing http://nhpr.org/post/anti-nuclear-groups-wont-have-role-seabrook-re-licensing <pre>Anti-Nuclear groups are disappointed by a recent Federal Court decision regarding their role in the Seabrook Nuclear Plant re-licensing process.</pre> <p> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 16:35:55 +0000 Roger Wood 19773 at http://nhpr.org NRC Continues To Study Deteriorating Concrete At Seabrook http://nhpr.org/post/nrc-continues-study-deteriorating-concrete-seabrook <p>The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says there are no immediate safety concerns at the Seabrook nuclear power plant. Wed, 12 Dec 2012 15:10:45 +0000 Shannon Dooling 18324 at http://nhpr.org Seabrook Engineers Continue To Study Deteriorating Concrete http://nhpr.org/post/seabrook-engineers-continue-study-deteriorating-concrete <p></p><p>Officials from the Seabrook Nuclear Plant say the plant is operating safely, despite concrete deterioration found in some structures. Wed, 28 Nov 2012 19:31:37 +0000 Roger Wood 17597 at http://nhpr.org Seabrook Engineers Continue To Study Deteriorating Concrete Court To Hear Arguments On Seabrook Re-licensing http://nhpr.org/post/court-hear-arguments-seabrook-re-licensing <p></p><p></p><p>Anti-nuclear groups from New Hampshire--and around the country--will be in court Thursday in Boston. They will argue for inclusion into the Seabrook&nbsp;Nuclear Plant re-licensing process.</p><p>The Nuclear Regulatory Commission rejected the groups' call for intervenor status in the plant's relicensing application. That ruling superseded that of the NRC's own Atomic Safety and Licensing Board decision to allow the groups to hold a public hearing on nuclear energy alternatives like wind energy.</p> Wed, 07 Nov 2012 21:30:04 +0000 Roger Wood 16466 at http://nhpr.org Court To Hear Arguments On Seabrook Re-licensing Anti-Nuclear Groups Excluded From Seabrook Re-licensing Process http://nhpr.org/post/anti-nuclear-groups-excluded-seabrook-re-licensing-process <p style="margin-bottom: 0pt;"><font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">Anti-Nuclear groups are angered by a decision of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to exclude them from the re-licensing process for the Seabrook Nuclear Plant.&nbsp;</font></font></p> Tue, 13 Mar 2012 18:20:05 +0000 Roger Wood 2474 at http://nhpr.org Anti-Nuclear Groups Excluded From Seabrook Re-licensing Process