| Jan 4, 2012
| 3:28 PM
COVERT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Federal regulators have downgraded a nuclear power plant in southwestern Michigan, requiring it to undergo an additional inspection because of a water pump shutdown last year.
Improper maintenance by plant employees...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 7:50 AM
COVERT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Representatives of Palisades nuclear power plant in southwestern Michigan say steps are being taken to improve the culture of safety at the facility.
The Kalamazoo Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/vZhtvS) Entergy Nuclear...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 10:48 AM
The Palisades Nuclear Power Plant was taken offline Sunday morning.
At 10:26 a.m. Sunday, plant operators removed Entergy's Palisades plant from service, signaling the start of the site's 22nd refueling and maintenance outage.
The plant is located on...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 11:22 AM
The Palisades nuclear plant has been downgraded by the Nuclear Regulatory Comittee (NRC) following two safety related incidents in 2011.
Plants are graded into five categories, with the fifth being the worst, the first being the best. Palisades went from...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 5:46 PM
The head of IndyCar, the car racing league, came to Baltimore on Thursday and assured the city's taxpayers and business owners that this September's Grand Prix would not end up in financial ruin as last year's race did.
"There's no room for errors. We...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 4:54 PM
Simona de Silvestro walked through the lobby of an Inner Harbor hotel Thursday looking comfortable in her white shirt and black jeans.
"I feel like I'm back home," the IndyCar driver said. "It was one of the best races we had last year, and I'm really...
| Sep 11, 2012
The process to apply for emergency food stamps after Hurricane Isaac just got a little easier.
Because demand for disaster relief after Hurricane Isaac has been so high, the state of Louisiana has expanded its emergency food stamp program.
"Oh I think...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 2:46 PM
He wasn't shy about criticizing Entergy's response after Hurricane Isaac and now, Jefferson Parish President John Young is taking his outrage a step further. He's pushing to allow communities to essentially "fire" utility companies like Entergy. ...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 6:55 PM
A utility bill scam WGNO reported one month ago is picking up steam again.
“The scammers are back,” says Melonie Hall, Entergy’s Director of Customer Service. “They are using the President to give this some credibility."
| Aug 12, 2012
| 6:45 AM
The Palisades Nuclear Plant in Van Buren County has been shut down again.
Plant spokesman Mark Savage announced Sunday morning that earlier Sunday Palisades control room operators had removed the plant from service to repair a minor cooling water leak...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 11:26 AM
COVERT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Workers at the Palisades nuclear plant in southwestern Michigan have located the source of a minor cooling water leak.
Spokesman Mark Savage said Monday in a release the leak is coming from a control rod drive...