Operators of a nuclear plant in Ohio say they've discovered and contained a pinhole-size leak spraying radioactive coolant at the plant.
Nuclear regulators and plant operators say the leaking coolant at the Davis-Besse nuclear plant near Toledo never got outside the building and posed no threat to the public.
Workers discovered the leak Wednesday as they were getting ready to restart the plant after a month-long maintenance shut down.
Full episode of WYSO Weekend for April 22, 2012 containing the following stories:
-Jerry Kenney speaks with Jean Howat Berry about Cityfolk's Culture Builds Community culmination performance, Soul Rhythms.
-Jerry Kenney speaks with Alan Shaffer about the Dayton Progress Manufacturing Challenge scholarship program for area high school students.
-The latest installment of the SOCHE Talks: Why We Need a Renewable Energy Revolution
The April 2012 installment of SOCHE TALKS featuring Bob Brecha, from the University of Dayton on putting Why We Need a Renewable Energy Revolution.
Full episode of WYSO Weekend for April 15, 2012 containing the following stories:
-Wayne Baker reports on Wittenburg's student radio station that was knocked off the air last week due to a busted water pipe.
-Jerry Kenney speaks with Jim McCarthy from the Miami Valley Fair Housing Center about the National Fair Housing Alliance's discrimination claim against Wells Fargo Bank.
Regulators say several minor problems found at an Ohio nuclear power plant in 2011 have been ongoing for about two years.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says the Perry Nuclear Power Plant near Cleveland must devise a plan to correct the problems.
In a March 5 letter, a regulator says plant owner First Energy Nuclear Operating Co. and federal inspectors found errors in following proper work procedures and documentation.
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