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Anyone work at the nuke plant that had an incident this weekend in NY?

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I heard about an incident where some piping broke at a nuke plant in New York that spilled some contaminated water. Can anyone verify this or does anyone work there?


Back in 2009  it happened.

Already Gone:
Or, you could be referring to the Steam Generator tube rupture at Ginna.  That was as recent as 1982.  Not quite 30 years ago yet, but still a good topic for gossip.

Maybe if you could be more specific, it would be easier to nail down which rumor you are chasing.

If you have lots of time on your hands, look through this list.

or a leaking pipe at Ginna this weekend...

Power Reactor    Event Number: 46398
Facility: GINNA
Region: 1 State: NY
Unit: [1] [ ] [ ]
RX Type: [1] W-2-LP
HQ OPS Officer: PETE SNYDER    Notification Date: 11/05/2010
Notification Time: 16:19 [ET]
Event Date: 11/05/2010
Event Time: 12:45 [EDT]
Last Update Date: 11/05/2010
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
50.72(b)(2)(xi) - OFFSITE NOTIFICATION
   Person (Organization):

Unit    SCRAM Code    RX CRIT    Initial PWR    Initial RX Mode    Current PWR    Current RX Mode
1    N    Y    100    Power Operation    100    Power Operation

Event Text

"This communication is intended to serve as a notification that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has been informed of a petroleum spill within the site property. A slight sheen and odor that indicated a petroleum product has been released to a local creek within the owner controlled property. A petroleum spill from an unknown vehicle was discovered along the length of an entrance driveway and in a parking lot, which due to the local rain entered the storm water system. Due to the area affected along the driveway spill location, Ginna's spill remediation vendor has been contacted to assist with the cleanup. Petroleum absorbent booms have been placed in the creek and along driveway runoff locations to minimize any further introduction of the spilled product and to further protect the waterway."

The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector.

Frankie Love:
I was reading about the leak at VY when the Fox article mentioned this: "A transformer exploded at a nuclear power plant north of New York City, forcing an emergency shutdown of one of its reactors. No one was injured and no radioactive materials leaked."


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