Callaway Nuclear Power Plant http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Proposed EPA Rules Get Missouri Lawmakers Talking About Carbon Emissions http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/proposed-epa-rules-get-missouri-lawmakers-talking-about-carbon-emissions <p>Missouri lawmakers are sounding off on proposed Environmental Protection Agency rules aimed at reducing carbon emissions. &nbsp;</p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 21:28:30 +0000 Jason Rosenbaum 36947 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Proposed EPA Rules Get Missouri Lawmakers Talking About Carbon Emissions Callaway Nuclear Plant Back Online http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/callaway-nuclear-plant-back-online <p>Missouri's sole nuclear power plant is back online after being shut down for more than three weeks.</p><p>Ameren Missouri's Callaway Energy Center was taken off line July 26 after an electrical arc caused a small fire. &nbsp;The plant resumed operations Sunday morning.&nbsp; Spokesman Cleve&nbsp;Reasoner says the arc was triggered when a ventilation louver came loose and got too close to the power cables.</p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 21:25:22 +0000 Marshall Griffin 29212 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Callaway Nuclear Plant Back Online 'Several Days' Before Callaway Nuclear Reactor Will Be Back Online http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/several-days-callaway-nuclear-reactor-will-be-back-online <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Missouri's lone nuclear reactor remains shut down while workers and officials continue to investigate what caused a small fire at the Callaway County plant Friday night.</span></p><p>Ameren<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Missouri spokesman </span>Cleve<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Reasoner said it'll be several days before the plant is back online.</span></p> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 22:49:54 +0000 Marshall Griffin 28650 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org 'Several Days' Before Callaway Nuclear Reactor Will Be Back Online Small Fire Shuts Down Callaway Nuclear Plant http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/small-fire-shuts-down-callaway-nuclear-plant <p>Ameren-Missouri officials say a small fire in a turbine building last night has prompted them to temporarily shut down the nuclear power plant near <span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">Fulton, Mo.</span></p><p>The fire was put out quickly, no injuries have been reported and at no time did the situation threaten the public or nearby communities, according to a statement released by Ameren-Missouri.</p><p>According to an Ameren-Missouri release:</p> Sat, 27 Jul 2013 19:47:09 +0000 Tim Lloyd 28607 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Small Fire Shuts Down Callaway Nuclear Plant Ameren: Mo. Nuclear Plant 'Operating Safely' In Wake Of Accident http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ameren-mo-nuclear-plant-operating-safely-wake-accident <p><em>Updated 3:51 p.m. April 4</em></p><p>Ameren Missouri released a statement today saying that the plant is operating safely, but did not release any further details about those injured. An excerpt of the statement:&nbsp;</p><blockquote><p></p> Thu, 04 Apr 2013 20:57:15 +0000 The Associated Press 25069 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Ameren: Mo. Nuclear Plant 'Operating Safely' In Wake Of Accident Ameren, Westinghouse Plan For Modular Reactors Passed Over For Funding http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ameren-westinghouse-plan-modular-reactors-passed-over-funding <P>A collaboration between St. Louis-based Ameren Missouri and Westinghouse Electric Corporation to develop small modular nuclear reactors was passed over Tuesday for initial</P> <P>funding by the U.S. Department of Energy.</P> <P><A href="http://energy.gov/articles/energy-department-announces-new-investment-us-small-modular-reactor-design-and">The DOE will, instead, fund a similar project by Babcock &amp; Wilcox and the Tennessee Valley Authority. Tue, 20 Nov 2012 22:44:17 +0000 Bill Raack 6651 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Ameren, Westinghouse Plan For Modular Reactors Passed Over For Funding Ameren Rallies Support For Nuclear Plans http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ameren-rallies-support-nuclear-plans <p>The St. Louis-based utility company Ameren is continuing to rally support for its plan to build small modular nuclear reactors in Missouri.</p><p>Together with its partner in the venture, <a href="http://www.westinghousenuclear.com/">Westinghouse Electric Company</a>, Ameren held what it called a “supplier summit” today in St. Louis.</p> Tue, 30 Oct 2012 22:27:30 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 5942 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Ameren Rallies Support For Nuclear Plans Another legal objection filed against Callaway nuclear renewal http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/another-legal-objection-filed-against-callaway-nuclear-renewal <p>Ameren&#39;s request to renew the operating license for its Callaway Nuclear Power Plant with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory&nbsp;Commission, for the next 20 years, has garnered another legal challenge.</p> Mon, 18 Jun 2012 21:41:41 +0000 Kelsey Proud 3936 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Another legal objection filed against Callaway nuclear renewal Morning headlines - Wednesday, June 6, 2012 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-wednesday-june-6-2012 <p><strong>Ameren, Westinghouse to give more details on nuclear partnership</strong></p><p>Missouri regulators will learn more today about a proposal to build small nuclear reactors at Ameren Missouri&#39;s Callaway nuclear power plant.</p> Wed, 06 Jun 2012 11:46:15 +0000 Rachel Lippmann & The Associated Press 3853 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines - Wednesday, June 6, 2012 Environmentalists file legal objection to Callaway nuclear renewal http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/environmentalists-file-legal-objection-callaway-nuclear-renewal <p><strong>Updated 2:15 p.m. </strong>with link to full legal document.</p><p>A St. Louis-based environmental group is&nbsp;asking the federal government to more closely scrutinize Ameren Corp.&#39;s request for a 20-year license renewal at Missouri&#39;s only&nbsp;nuclear power plant.</p> Wed, 25 Apr 2012 17:38:12 +0000 The Associated Press 3570 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Environmentalists file legal objection to Callaway nuclear renewal