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NRC To Hold Public Meeting On Monticello Safety

Officials 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.

03/30/2014

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NRC Signs Deal To Work With Prairie Island Tribe

The 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.

10/16/2012

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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.

02/07/2012

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NRC Cites Xcel Energy For Prairie Island Problem

The 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.

08/17/2011

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NRC Sets Public Meeting On Prairie Island Problems

The 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.

12/07/2010