Perry nuclear power plant shut down
Operators at the Perry nuclear power plant manually shut down the reactor about 11:20 p.m. Tuesday after pressure dropped in the equipment that automatically shuts down or "scrams" the reactor in an emergency.
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#1 May 12, 2010
The equipment that automatically shuts down or "scrams" the plant was not affected. The Plain Dealer is wrong again.
#2 May 17, 2010
Federal regulations and industry standards don't allow a reactor to operate without a working scram system.
#3 May 17, 2010
Perry didn't. Each control rod has its own independent scram accumulator system.
#4 May 17, 2010
So they didn't. Thanx for the observation.
#5 May 26, 2010
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