Skip to comments.No. 3 reactor block of the Kola Nuclear Power Plant was shut down
Posted on 09/28/2010 6:35:52 PM PDT by The Comedian
The No. 3 reactor block of the embattled Kola Nuclear Power Plant was shut down today by its automatic switch off in what is a seeming series of more and more incidents at the Kola, and well as other Russian NPPs. In a release on Kola NPPs website, operators said that, at 1:38 am on September 28, the automatic protection switch of the No. 3 reactor block shut the unit down as a result of a malfunction in one of the elements in the system responsible for pressure control in the first compartment. The reason for the malfunction is being ascertained. Ironically, the malfunction falls on the Russian national holiday celebrating workers of the nuclear industry, September 28.
Kola NPP is located 200 kilometres south of the Kola Peninsulas regional centre of Murmansk in Russias Far Northwest. Kola NPP's history of reactor shutdowns and extended operational periods granted to its reactors by Russian nuclear authorities have in recent years become a major worry for the Russian environmentalists and their counterparts in Northern Europe. Adding to these anxieties is the mumbling commentary on these events supplied by the the plant's operators. This newest incident is no exception to the apparent gag rule that may be hiding deeper malfunctions at Kola NPP, and will serve only to crystalize fears of a possible catastrophe. Despite the fact that the current incident has been preliminarily classified as a zero on the International Nuclear Event Scale (INES) whose seven point scale rates the severity of mishap from minor anomalies to major accidents the Kola NPP refused to explain in plain terms what happened when contacted by Bellona Web.
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I wonder if any UFOs showed up over the site.
Next up: Big Quakes.
What kind of design are these reactors? Carbon moderator?
And these are the same guys that are giving Tehran technical advice? I’m having visions of Homer Simpson’s workplace with open 55 gallon drums of green toxic waste sitting in the hallways. No wonder they don’t let the inspectors in.
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It's a VVER
The UN space visitor department is on it...
If this is true I guess we’ll have to wait for a credible source. This reactor is located just east of the Sweden/Finland border in the far north of that area.
If you use Google Maps you can see at the followings Coord:
N67 27.949’ E32 28.808’
This is a big nuc site!
Luckily, this is not a carbon moderator design.
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