Category Archives: Minnesota

Tribe to get hearing on Prairie Island nuclear waste concerns

From Star Tribune, December 27, 2012: Minneapolis-based Xcel, the state’s largest utility, stores spent fuel rods in 29 casks next to its power plant. Up to 64 casks ultimately may be needed. The casks likely will remain in Minnesota for … Continue reading

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Temporary Storage Pools — 1979 Article

From The Minnesota Volunteer, March – April issue (1979). Full PDF.

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People Passing Through: Traffic and Business Corridors

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Offsite Land Use

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Failings of the Environmental Impact Statement

Appendix A (from the 2006 EIS): Comments regarding a letter from the NRC to Mr. Dan P. Stinnett (Field Supervisor, US Fish and Wildlife Services), RE: Request for list of Protected Species within the area under evaluation for the Monticello … Continue reading

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NRC’s 2009 “Risk Review Inspection Report”

2009 Letter from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to Monticello Plant containing the “Risk Review Inspection Report” (citing some violations) — Full Text (PDF) Excerpts:

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Past Issues at the Monticello Plant – 1991 Refueling Outage

Letter from Monticello (Northern States Power Company) to the NRC explaining the “Repair of Torus Indication During 1991 Refueling Outage”– Full PDF of Letter (1991) Excerpts:

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