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    Electrical problems trigger radioactive steam release at Palisades | Michigan Messenger

    This shutdown, which began Sunday evening, came just five days after the plant restarted from a shutdown that was caused by a leak in the plant’s cooling system.

    Nuclear Regulatory Commission spokeswoman Prema Chandrithal said that the current shutdown happened because an object slipped during work on a circuit breaker and caused an arc that took out power for one of two DC electrical systems that power safety valves and other devices.
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    I hear the sun is leaking radiation too. And so is that banana I have sitting in my kitchen.

    Oh noes! :eek:

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