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The Callaway 1 nuclear reactor. Photo courtesy of the Missouri Coalition for the Environment.

Radioactive Tritium, Cobalt 60 Found in Monitoring Well Near Callaway Nuclear Reactor

Ameren Missouri claims there is no threat to drinking water in the area after it found radioactive Tritium and Cobalt 60 in a monitoring well near the Callaway nuclear reactor it owns and operates.

08/04/2014

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Small Fire Shuts Down Nuclear Plant

Ameren-Missouri officials say Friday’s Callaway Energy Center incident never posed a threat to public or environment.

07/27/2013

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NRC: ‘Very Slightly Radioactive Water’ Enters Lake Michigan

79 gallons of “very slightly radioactive water” from a leaky tank at the troubled Palisades Nuclear Power Plant spilled into Lake Michigan Monday.

05/06/2013

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Nuclear Commission Delaying New Reactor Requests Over Safety Concerns

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission is putting a hold on requests for new reactor construction and license renewals —including Missouri’s only nuclear power plant — after a recent federal court ruling questioned the agency’s plans for storing radioactive waste.

08/09/2012

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Easing Restrictions of Nuke Waste Through Missouri

The Missouri House would allow a Canadian company to pay fewer fees and avoid mandatory inspections of the radioactive material that it ships through the state.

04/24/2012

Callaway nuclear power plant near Fulton

NRC Meets with Ameren

Ameren’s current 40-year operating license for the Callaway County plant expires in 2024.

03/14/2012

Callaway Nuclear Power Plant

NRC Cites Callaway Nuke Plant

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission found two problems of what it calls “very low” safety significance.

11/04/2011

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Watchdog Group Warning on Nuke Power

Illinois has 14 nuclear reactors, 11 of which are still in business generating electricity. And they’re old, says David Kraft, executive director of the Nuclear Energy Information Service.

09/06/2011

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Locked-out Honeywell Workers Ok Contract

The ratification of the deal reached about two weeks ago does not mean the roughly 230 union-backed workers in Metropolis will return immediately to their Honeywell jobs.

08/03/2011

Callaway Nuclear Power Plant

NRC Inspection Team at Callaway

…concerns about lubrication of an auxiliary feedwater pump.

03/21/2011

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