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Old 08-09-2011, 09:38 AM
 
Location: Fairfax County, VA
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PITTSTON2SARASOTA:

Last weekend, I was on a trip from Northern VA to Connecticut. While going over the Delaware River Bridge via Interstate 95 into New Jersey, I saw a cooling tower in the distance. Do you know the name of that nuclear power plant? Thanks.
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Old 08-09-2011, 09:42 AM
 
Location: Central, IL
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PITTSTON2SARASOTA:

Last weekend, I was on a trip from Northern VA to Connecticut. While going over the Delaware River Bridge via Interstate 95 into New Jersey, I saw a cooling tower in the distance. Do you know the name of that nuclear power plant? Thanks.
It sounds like you are talking about the Salem Nuclear Power Plant
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Old 08-09-2011, 03:57 PM
 
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Have they been researching anything like this though?
The current generation of light water reactors were a design that was built primarily to generate trans-uranium products for nuclear bombs.

The new designs are optimized for power generation, safety, and low total cost of ownership - including little waste.

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Pebble bed reactor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 08-14-2011, 09:24 PM
 
Location: Sarasota, Florida
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Japan eyes global nuclear compensation treaty: report: Scientific American (http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=japan-eyes-global-nuclear-compensat - broken link)
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Old 11-01-2011, 09:05 PM
 
Location: Fairfax County, VA
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It sounds like you are talking about the Salem Nuclear Power Plant
Thank you for letting me know.
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Old 11-05-2011, 07:38 PM
 
Location: Sarasota, Florida
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PITTSTON2SARASOTA:

Last weekend, I was on a trip from Northern VA to Connecticut. While going over the Delaware River Bridge via Interstate 95 into New Jersey, I saw a cooling tower in the distance. Do you know the name of that nuclear power plant? Thanks.
I'm not familar with that plant...I assume the other poster is correct.

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NRC: Salem Nuclear Generating Station, Unit 1

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'Unusual event' declared at Salem 2 nuclear reactor after radioactive water leaks during testing of emergency cooling system | NJ.com

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