ISSUES: Another Japanese tsunami and wishful thinking at Point Lepreau.

Following a major earthquake, a 15-metre tsunami disabled the power supply and cooling of three Fukushima Daiichi reactors, causing a nuclear accident on 11 March 2011. All three cores largely melted in the first three days. There has been little … Continue reading

POINT LEPREAU NUCLEAR: Tritium output

I’m trying to find the source of this, and will add it later. In the meantime this gives a summary of tritium releases into the air and water at Point Lepreau from the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission. … Continue reading

ENERGY: 300 litres of heavy water spilled at Point Lepreau Nuclear

300 litres of heavy water spilled at Point Lepreau CBC News Posted: May 24, 2012 9:41 AM AT , Last Updated: May 24, 2012 10:58 AM AT NB Power says there has been another heavy water spill in the reactor building at the … Continue reading

BREAKING NEWS: NB Power ‘recklessly’ pushed Lepreau’s refurbishment

Lloyd’s Underwriting says NB Power ‘ignored’ expert advice during refurbishment By Robert Jones, CBC News Posted: Apr 26, 2012 5:47 AM AT Last Updated: Apr 26, 2012 10:30 AM AT Read 21comments21 NB Power shares more responsibility in the delays at … Continue reading