Officials: Minnesota Nuclear Plant Ready For EmergencyThe U.S. Department of Homeland Security says a Minnesota nuclear plant would be prepared to handle an emergency.
Xcel Agrees To Take Corrective Measures At Monticello PlantThe Nuclear Regulatory Commission says Xcel Energy has agreed to take corrective measures to address the improper testing of welds on six spent fuel canisters at the Monticello nuclear plant.
Reactor At Prairie Island Nuclear Plant Shuts Down After Turbine IssueThe Nuclear Regulatory Commission says one of the two reactors at Xcel Energy's Prairie Island nuclear plant shut down automatically after a problem developed in the unit's turbine.
NRC To Hold Public Meeting On Monticello SafetyOfficials from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission will hold a public meeting Monday night to discuss its latest safety review for Xcel Energy's nuclear power plant in Monticello. Overall, the NRC found that the Monticello plant operated safely in 2013. But its annual assessment also found some problems that have led to greater oversight.
NRC Signs Deal To Work With Prairie Island TribeThe Nuclear Regulatory Commission and Prairie Island Indian Community have agreed to cooperate on some issues as the agency considers the fate of spent nuclear fuel at Xcel Energy's nuclear plant in Red Wing.
NRC Says Spill At Prairie Island Posed No Danger The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says a spill of radioactive tritium at Xcel Energy's Prairie Island Nuclear Plant was so small the utility wasn't required to report it.
NRC Cites Xcel Energy For Prairie Island ProblemThe Nuclear Regulatory Commission has cited Xcel Energy for a safety problem involving battery chargers for its Unit 1 reactor at the Prairie Island nuclear plant.
NRC Sets Public Meeting On Prairie Island ProblemsThe Nuclear Regulatory Commission wants to find out what Xcel Energy is doing to resolve staff performance problems at the Prairie Island plant near Red Wing.