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More trouble for nukes

August 7, 2008 - Duke Energy has been forced to abort a test of an experimental fuel assembly at its Catawba nuclear power plant in York County, S.C. after noticing unusual physical changes that can damage the fuel and create a safety hazard.

Congressional watchdog to probe nuclear fire safety

July 12, 2007 - Congressman David Price (D-N.C.) announced yesterday that the Government Accountability Office has accepted his request to investigate fire safety standards at nuclear power plants across the United States. The study is expected to get underway in September.