Salem nuclear reactor in New Jersey has stopped working due to hurricane

One of the two nuclear power reactors in Salem U.S. state of New Jersey on Tuesday, stopped working due to the hurricane "Sandy" that hit the east coast of the U.S., the company is the operator of the object Public Service Electric and Gas (PSEG).

The reason for stopping power was the failure of four of the six circulating pumps that take water from a nearby river.

According to the company, reactor shutdown passed without any complications.

The second power plant was planned stop is October 14 for refueling.

Hurricane "Sandy", before that raged in the Caribbean and claimed the lives of more than 60 people on Tuesday night attacked the eastern United States. Wind speed now reaches 105 kilometers per hour. According to recent reports, the victims of the hurricane in the United States and Kanadestali 16.

SQL - 16 | 0,492 сек. | 6.93 МБ