Palm Beach Post: Flooding leads to increased oversight at FPL St. Lucie nuclear plant

“The incident is part of three violations of Nuclear Regulatory Commission regulations the agency cited in its decision to ramp up the oversight and inspection of the Unit 1 reactor. Florida Power & Light Co.’s St. Lucie Unit 1 nuclear reactor is under increased federal oversight after the company’s failure to comply with stricter post-Fukushima regulations … Click here to read more

Must-read: St. Lucie nuke plant is one of the worst in the country for unplanned shutdowns

In this must-read account, award-winning Palm Beach Post blogger Sally Swartz details the recent Stuart meeting citing real dangers at the St. Lucie Power Plant, and the potentially harmful buddy-buddy relationship between Florida Power & Light and The Nuclear Regulatory Commission. … Click here to read more

Nuclear Regulatory Commission watching St Lucie plant due to unplanned shutdowns

The Palm Beach Post reports that Florida Power & Light Co.’s Unit 1 nuclear reactor at its St. Lucie plant has been placed under increased oversight because of the number and type of unplanned reactor shutdowns at the plant, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Monday. … Click here to read more