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Nuclear power and water scarcity (Science Alert)
Oct 28, 2007 . Some problems associated with nuclear power are much discussed – such . Water outflows from nuclear power plants can damage the local .
http://www.sciencealert.com.au/opinions/20072910-16508.html

Nuclear power - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Susquehanna Steam Electric Station, a boiling water reactor. . Nuclear power plants provide about 6% of the world's energy and 13–14% of the world's . to have developed considerable expertise on nuclear power and energy issues.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuclear_power

Drought could close nuclear power plants - Weather - msnbc.com
Jan 23, 2008 . Drought could shut down nuclear power plants. Southeast water shortage a factor in huge cooling requirements .
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/22804065/ns/weather/t/drought-could-shut-down-nuclear-power-plants/

Water quality information - Nuclear Power Plants, Radiation ...
Top 5 Hard Water Problems for Homeowners . Although some people assert that nuclear power plants pose, at worst, a mostly-manageable threat to our .
http://www.freedrinkingwater.com/water_quality/quality1/1-nuclear-power-plant-radiation-water.htm

San Onofre nuclear power plant incidents draw attention - Los ...
Feb 5, 2012 . A week of problems at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, above, . of Water and Power who used to oversee nuclear power plants.
http://articles.latimes.com/2012/feb/05/local/la-me-san-onofre-20120206

Water usage and nuclear power plants «
Apr 23, 2010 . Water usage and nuclear power plants is little known in the U.S., even . cycle and plant usage (listed above) if required due to water shortage.
http://cleanidahoenergy.wordpress.com/2010/04/23/water-usage-and-nuclear-power-plants/

Cooling Water Issues and Opportunities at U.S. Nuclear Power Plants
water shortage issues are needed. In particular, cooling water availability is an important consideration in siting decisions for new nuclear power plants, and in .
http://www.inl.gov/technicalpublications/Documents/4731807.pdf

Generic Safety Issues for Nuclear Power Plants with Pressurized ...
IAEA-TECDOC-1554. Generic Safety Issues for Nuclear. Power Plants with Pressurized. Heavy Water Reactors and. Measures for their Resolution. June 2007 .
http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/te_1554_web.pdf

Nuclear Energy Institute - Water Use and Nuclear Power Plants
This fact sheet explains various power plant cooling technologies and their effects on ecosystems and environmental issues, with a focus on water withdrawal .
http://www.nei.org/resourcesandstats/documentlibrary/protectingtheenvironment/factsheet/water-use-and-nuclear-power-plants/

Could Nuclear Power Be The Answer To Fresh Water?
Nov 20, 2007 . The development of a floating nuclear plant is one of the more . Better Desalination Technology Key to Solving World's Water Shortage (Aug.
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/11/071120082429.htm

Heatwaves cause problems for nuclear power plants | Climate Central
Apr 10, 2011 . Most nuclear power plants draw water from nearby sources to help . a problem for coal-fired power plants, the size of nuclear power plants is .
http://www.climatecentral.org/news/in-tennessee-heat-waves-frustrate-nuclear-power/

Water use for nuclear power plants
Water use for nuclear power plants. The following is part four of an eight part . as the rate of evaporation is small relative to the river flow there is no problem.
http://www.computare.org/Support%20documents/Guests/MZN%20Nuclear%20Debate/4%20of%208%20Water%20use%20for%20nuclear%20power%20plants%20Voutsinos-Brochu.pdf

Nuclear Energy | Clean Energy | US EPA
Nuclear power plants use large quantities of water for steam production and for cooling. Some nuclear power plants remove large quantities of water from a lake .
http://www.epa.gov/cleanrgy/energy-and-you/affect/nuclear.html

Water Shortage, Critical for Non-Wind Power - CleanTechnica
Aug 3, 2011 . Coal, Nuclear, or even solar power could be used to heat the steam, but . A shortage of water would require such power stations operate at .
http://cleantechnica.com/2011/08/03/water-shortage-critical-for-non-wind-power/

Nuclear power plant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A nuclear power plant (NPP) is a thermal power station in which the heat source . energy supply is likely to be negatively affected by the fresh water shortage.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuclear_power_plant

Nuclear power plants - Library
However, many nuclear power plants are now running into the problem of their water tanks getting full of the rods, and are in need of a permanent storage place.
http://library.thinkquest.org/2763/Electricity/Generating/Nuclear.html

Water Wars: Green River Nuclear Power Plant - Independent Voter ...
May 4, 2012 . But nuclear plants are always controversial, even more so when being planned in areas with perpetual conflicts over water. Nuclear power .
http://ivn.us/2012/05/04/take-me-back-down-to-green-river-nuclear-plant-water-war/

Power and Water Problems Loom for Florida as Oil Threat Lurks Off ...
Jun 6, 2010 . Power and Water Problems Loom for Florida as Oil Threat Lurks Off Shore . the water cooling intakes at the Crystal River Nuclear Power Plant .
http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=19575

The paradox of nuclear power: A water-guzzling technology, yet very ...
Mar 14, 2011 . The troubles of the Fukushima nuclear-power plant — and other . was less intense, water and heat problems forced Germany, Spain, and .
http://chellaney.net/2011/03/14/paradox-of-nuclear-power-water-guzzler-yet-vulnerable-to-water/

Issues: Nuclear Energy & Waste: Nuclear Energy Fact Sheet
A nuclear power plant generates electricity like any other steam-electric power plant. Water is heated, and steam from the boiling water turns turbines and .
http://www.wagingpeace.org/menu/issues/nuclear-energy-&-waste/nuclear-energy-fact-sheet.htm

Generic Safety Issues for Nuclear Power Plants with Pressurized ...
Generic Safety Issues for Nuclear Power Plants with Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors and Measures for their Resolution.
http://www-pub.iaea.org/books/iaeabooks/7714/Generic-Safety-Issues-for-Nuclear-Power-Plants-with-Pressurized-Heavy-Water-Reactors-and-Measures-for-their-Resolution

Fukushima Nuclear Reactor Problem Explained (CNN) - YouTube
Mar 14, 2011. nuclear reactor problems in Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant in Japan. . US designed plants us water as a moderator which is less thermally .
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BdbitRlbLDc

NRC issues violation notice to Palisades nuclear power plant ...
Jan 5, 2012 . The Palisades nuclear power plant is six miles south of South Haven . The fifth was a problem with the plant's water pumps that did not affect .
http://michiganradio.org/post/nrc-issues-violation-notice-palisades-nuclear-power-plant

EPRI and INL Collaborative R&D on Nuclear Power Plant Cooling ...
EPRI and INL. Collaborative R&D on. Nuclear Power Plant. Cooling Water Issues . Life Beyond 60 Workshop. Washington DC. 24 February 2011 .
https://inlportal.inl.gov/portal/server.pt/gateway/PTARGS_0_4791_79128_0_0_18/15%20-%20VINE%20-%20LWRS-LTOworkshop%20slides.pdf

TVA: Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant
Problems or Concerns. Ombudsman . It was TVA's first nuclear power plant, and the largest in the world when it began operation in 1974. It was the . The three operating units at Browns Ferry are boiling water nuclear reactors. They make .
http://www.tva.gov/sites/brownsferry.htm

Nuclear Power | Clean Water Action
Nuclear power plants also use large quantities of water for cooling. . Perhaps the biggest single problem with nuclear power is the disposal of its radioactive .
http://www.cleanwateraction.org/programinitiative/nuclear-power

Nuclear Power Plant Safety - What`s the Problem? - The Vega ...
Nuclear Power Plant Safety - What`s the Problem? . a nuclear reactor is only a source of heat, which turns water to steam, driving turbines and generators.
http://vega.org.uk/video/programme/67

Nuclear power plant in Utah? First step is securing water rights ...
Oct 30, 2011 . When and if a nuclear power plant will be built in Utah depends . by the State Engineer's Office, the agency that decides water rights issues.
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705393416/Nuclear-power-plant-in-Utah-First-step-is-securing-water-rights.html

Ocean Standards – CWA §316(b) - State Water Resources Control ...
The Statewide Policy on the Use of Coastal and Estuarine Waters for Power Plant Cooling (Policy) contains special provisions for the existing nuclear-fueled .
http://www.waterboards.ca.gov/water_issues/programs/ocean/cwa316/rcnfpp/

Nuclear Power Plants Threaten Drinking Water for 200000 ...
Jan 24, 2012 . The drinking water for 200000 people in Maryland could be at risk of radioactive . Nuclear Power Plants Threaten Drinking Water for 200000 Marylanders . get important consumer updates, and take action on critical issues.
http://www.marylandpirg.org/news/mdp/nuclear-power-plants-threaten-drinking-water-200000-marylanders

Nuclear Power Plant Generations - Why Japan's Problems Won't Be ...
Nuclear Power Plant Generations - Why Japan's Problems Won't Be A Chernobyl . But, the water they use is heated to steam, and this creates high pressures, .
http://victorhatley.hubpages.com/hub/Nuclear-Power-Plant-Generations-Why-Japans-Problems-Wont-Be-A-Chernobyl

Nuclear Power Plants Threaten Drinking Water for 49 Million ...
Jan 24, 2012 . “The danger of nuclear power is too close to home. The drinking water for 49 million Americans is too close to an active nuclear power plant,” .
http://www.uspirg.org/news/usp/nuclear-power-plants-threaten-drinking-water-49-million-americans

Nuclear Powerplant Standardization: Light Water Reactors
problem of nuclear powerplant standardiza- tion. The implementation of the rules and re- quirements resulting from the accident at TM I is occupying much of .
http://www.fas.org/ota/reports/8118.pdf

Nuclear Power Plants Pose Risks to Drinking Water for Illinois ...
Jan 24, 2012 . Nuclear power plants in Illinois pose a risk to drinking water for . be considered a major problem issue with nuclear plants,” notes David Kraft, .
http://illinoispirg.org/news/ilp/nuclear-power-plants-pose-risks-drinking-water-illinois

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Water fallout — High Country News
Mar 1, 2010 . A nuclear power plant proposed for Green River, Utah, needs more water than . You are here: home Issues The War Next Door Water fallout .
http://www.hcn.org/issues/42.4/water-fallout


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Close Indian Point | Riverkeeper
. a laundry list of safety problems, the storage of 1500 tons of radioactive waste on-site, . toward the permanent shutdown of the Indian Point nuclear power plant. . water systems on fish and ground water quality; and, physical plant safety, .
http://www.riverkeeper.org/campaigns/stop-polluters/indian-point/

Nuclear Power Plant Incidents
Nuclear power plants operate in most states in the country and produce about 20 . from the plant, where radioactive materials could contaminate water supplies, . Notification of Unusual Event—A problem has occurred at the plant, but no .
http://www.redcross.org/images/pdfs/code/nuclear_power_plant.pdf

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06:49 PM on 02/03/2008

Palisades Nuclear Power Plant
Jan 9, 2011 . Palisades nuclear power plant and radioactive waste storage...near . The scummy water quality of Lake Michigan at the South Haven Beach near Palisades . NRC Issues Notice of Violation to Entergy Nuclear Palisades .
http://palisades.homestead.com/



Alden - Nuclear Power Plant Hydraulics
There are a number of hydraulics problems related to intake structures at nuclear power plants, including both cooling water intakes and internal storage tank .
http://www.aldenlab.com/services/nuclear_power_plant_hydraulics



Water Central to Control of Japan Nuclear Plant - WSJ.com
Feb 29, 2012 . A journalist measured radiation levels at stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear- power plant, Okuma town, on a Tuesday tour. Water is crucial to .
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203833004577251150563609254.html



Safety Issues Of Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant By Dr R ...
Mar 25, 2012 . Safety Issues Of Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant . Other main safety related issue is centered around fresh water for cooling the core and .
http://www.countercurrents.org/padmanabhan250312.htm



DOE's Response to Energy Water Availability & Quality Issues
DOE/NETL's Power Plant Water Management. R&D Program – Responding to Emerging Issues. 8th Electric . s Limerick nuclear power plant reduced water .
http://www.netl.doe.gov/technologies/coalpower/ewr/pubs/05_EUEC_Hoffmann_1.pdf

06:57 PM on 02/02/2008

NRC: Groundwater Contamination (Tritium) at Nuclear Plants
Tritium is a mildly radioactive type of hydrogen that occurs both naturally and during the operation of nuclear power plants. Water containing tritium and other .
http://www.nrc.gov/reactors/operating/ops-experience/grndwtr-contam-tritium.html

06:31 PM on 02/02/2008
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SECURITY ISSUES AT SEABROOK NUCLEAR POWER PLANT Excerpts from ...
SECURITY ISSUES AT SEABROOK NUCLEAR POWER PLANT. Excerpts . 9. The NRC has never considered attacks by water or by air, only ground attacks.
http://c-10.org/pdf/Forum111501.pdf

Dangers of Nuclear Power Plants
Jan 3, 2011 . That's why all the nuclear power plants are built right on the water . is a particular problem because there are no basements and the water .
http://www.thesurvivalistblog.net/preppers-problem-nuclear-power/



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Talking points: a nuclear power plant in the Valley? - fresnobeehive ...
Mar 16, 2011 . Everybody is concerned about a water shortage in the central valley. Steam driven power plants need lots of water for cooling. (Nuclear is a .
http://fresnobeehive.com/2011/03/talking_points_24.html



Nuclear Power Solutions
Nuclear Power Plants Typically Need To: . these problems by protecting the seals from abrasive wear and preventing water from ingressing into the generator .
http://www.pall.com/main/Power-Generation/Nuclear-Power-Solutions-38679.page

04:47 PM on 02/02/2008

Got Water? Nuclear Power Plant Cooling Water Needs
Dec 4, 2007 . Once-through cooling systems have posed problems for nuclear power plants when the cooling water doesn't go through once. Among many .
http://www.ucsusa.org/assets/documents/nuclear_power/20071204-ucs-brief-got-water.pdf

02:45 PM on 02/02/2008

Nuclear energy | Energy | Climate change | Science & policy ...
Furthermore, routine releases and accidental spills of contaminated water from . Many safety issues surround nuclear power, especially as power plants age.
http://www.davidsuzuki.org/issues/climate-change/science/energy/nuclear-energy/



The climate change threat to nuclear power - tech - 24 May 2011 ...
May 24, 2011 . This already poses problems for the safety of nuclear plants, and is only going to get worse. Secondly, nuclear power can be disrupted by water .
http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg21028138.200-the-climate-change-threat-to-nuclear-power.html



The Feasibility of Nuclear Energy - The Free Information Society
This heats the water around the core and then the water turns to steam. . However, the process that happens within a nuclear power plant does not stop here. . Even though nuclear energy could help solve many problems, the United States, .
http://www.freeinfosociety.com/site.php?postnum=3115

12:05 PM on 02/02/2008

Nearly 50 U.S. Nuclear Power Plants Are Leaking Radioactive Tritium
Jun 21, 2011 . Somewhere around 75 percent of U.S. nuclear power plants have been . Corroded piping buried underground seems to be the main problem, and a . power plant boundaries, and havent reached public water supplies yet, .
http://gizmodo.com/5814212/nearly-50-us-nuclear-power-plants-are-leaking-tritium


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11:57 AM on 02/02/2008

Radioactive water leaks inside Japan plant - CBS News
Dec 9, 2011 . Government: Radioactive water leaked inside a nuclear power plant but . Kyushu Electric issued a statement Friday about a pump problem but .
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-202_162-57340697/radioactive-water-leaks-inside-japan-plant/

11:47 AM on 02/02/2008

Electricity and Water quality - Power Scorecard
Water Quality Issues of Electricity Production: . Many large central station fossil and nuclear power plants rely upon water for cooling and are therefore located .
http://www.powerscorecard.org/issue_detail.cfm?issue_id=6



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THE NEXT GENERATION OF NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS
The nuclear power plants in service today were conceptually designed and . small quantities of various chemicals to the water to reduce corrosion problems, .
http://www.phyast.pitt.edu/~blc/book/chapter10.html



Indian Point nuclear power plant shut due to radioactive water problem
Jan 10, 2012 . Indian Point nuclear power plant shut due to radioactive water problem. Pump problem shuts nuclear reactor in NYC suburbs, WSJ, JANUARY .
http://nuclear-news.net/2012/01/11/indian-point-nuclear-power-plant-shut-due-to-radioactive-water-problem/

11:37 AM on 02/02/2008

Three Mile Island Alert
This attempt to trample the rights of the public to have their issues resolved . case, possibly the well-being of Americans living near nuclear power plants,” said Rep. . The first order is addressed to all operating boiling water reactor licensees .
http://www.tmia.com/


Water Dependency of Energy Production and Power Generation ...
In terms of power generation, hydroelectric power is the most water efficient while nuclear power is the least water efficient. . water shortage (GAO 2003).
http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.179.2898&rep=rep1&type=pdf


Even in Midwest, water for power plants a concern « Midwest ...
Dec 1, 2011 . During a 2006 heat wave, the Prairie Island nuclear power plant in . But he said utility companies do see water issues as a top priority and .
http://www.midwestenergynews.com/2011/12/01/even-in-midwest-water-for-power-plants-a-concern/


CWA §316(b) Regulation - State Water Resources Control Board
The State Water Board enlists public assistance in developing statewide policy . The Policy applies to the 19 existing power plants (including two nuclear . Subscribe online to receive email updates on Ocean Issues – Once-Through Cooling .
http://www.waterboards.ca.gov/water_issues/programs/ocean/cwa316/


Nuclear Power Plants Threaten Drinking Water for 2.3 Million ...
Nuclear Power Plants Threaten Drinking Water for 2.3 Million Californians. Published on 01/25/2012 in management, nuclear power and tap water. . at farming contamination · Water Shortage Pushing Leopards Into 'Man's Territory'- Mumbai .
http://peakwater.org/2012/01/nuclear-power-plants-threaten-drinking-water-for-2-3-million-californians/


Do nuclear power plants create serious hazards to public health and ...
The other major problems with nuclear power are the risk of dangerous radioactive . Changing the temperature of the water can have a very serious and .
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Do_nuclear_power_plants_create_serious_hazards_to_public_health_and_the_enviroment


Cooling Water Options for the New Generation of Nuclear Power ...
An overview of environmental issues associated with cooling water systems of nuclear and other large power stations is presented. Issues arising from water .
http://publications.environment-agency.gov.uk/PDF/SCHO0610BSOT-E-E.pdf



10 Reasons Not to Invest in Nuclear Energy
Jul 8, 2008 . Nuclear power plant construction costs—mainly materi als, labor, and . Unresolved problems regarding the availability and security of waste storage. . and nuclear power stations require more water than fossil fuel use does.
http://www.americanprogress.org/issues/2008/07/nuclear_energy.html



Ontario Power Generation: Power Generation: Nuclear Power ...
About OPG Power Generation Safety & Environment In The Community . a fish protection net at Pickering Nuclear's water intake channel, part of a program to .
http://www.opg.com/power/nuclear/pickering/

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Japanese Earthquake: Nuclear Power Plant Problem: Interview of ...
Mar 11, 2011 . Japanese Earthquake: Nuclear Power Plant Problem: Interview of Japan Ambassador . The coolant in nuclear stations is just a water! soooo.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7i3703J7xQ

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Nuclear Power
Water is heated, and steam from the boiling water turns turbines and generates . The first commercial electricity-generating plant powered by nuclear energy was . issues and has developed several major goals for nuclear power, which are: .
http://www.earthlyissues.com/nuclear.htm

10:39 AM on 02/02/2008

Advanced Applications of Water Cooled Nuclear Power Plants
By August 2007, there were 438 nuclear power plants (NPPs) in operation worldwide, with . every year new countries are affected by growing water problems.
http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/te_1584_web.pdf

10:03 AM on 02/02/2008

Fukushima Nuclear Plant - Business Insider
Mar 19, 2011 . Engineers will try to restart water pumps on Sunday. . Oh I have no problem with some nuclear power - we need it for research and medicine if .
http://www.businessinsider.com/fukushima-nuclear-plant-2011-3

In Nevada, nuclear raises touchy issues - Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009 ...
Nov 14, 2009 . Modern nuclear power plants use about 25 million gallons of water a day. Annually, that comes out to about 60000 acre-feet of water.
http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2009/nov/14/nevada-nuclear-raises-touchy-issues/

Sierra Club Conservation Policies - Nuclear Power
Resolution of the significant safety problems inherent in reactor operation, . Events at Three Mile Island Nuclear Plant reaffirm the validity of the Sierra Club policy . The Sierra Club is concerned that the safety margins in some water- cooled .
http://www.sierraclub.org/policy/conservation/nuc-power.aspx

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Sustainable Development | Natural Resources Canada
Oct 14, 2010 . The main issues arising from thermal and nuclear generating plants' water use include the impacts of withdrawing large volumes from aquatic .
http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/sustainable-development/freshwater/2543


TCASE 6: Cooling water and thermal power plants ...
Nov 20, 2009 . Nuclear power plants consume large amounts of water –35-65 million . are likely to exacerbate problems experienced by the nuclear power .
http://bravenewclimate.com/2009/11/20/tcase6/


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Fort St. Vrain Power Station History
Fort St. Vrain was the first commercial nuclear generating plant in the United . again and the plant was up and down, due to circulating water problems and .
http://www.fsvfolks.org/FSVHistory_2.html


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Is nuclear power safe for humans and the environment? - Alternative ...
Apr 26, 2012 . "An operating nuclear power plant produces very small amounts of radioactive gases . environment may contaminate air, soil, and water supplies. . at what the problems in Japan mean for the future of global nuclear energy.
http://alternativeenergy.procon.org/view.answers.php?questionID=001270