Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant

A symbol for radioactivity is visible on a container once used to transport nuclear fuel rods. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Report Tallies Texas Nuclear Plant Violations

An unreleased report said that two Texas nuclear power plants, in Glen Rose and Wadsworth, each experienced more than 150 lower-level safety violations from 2000 through 2012.


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I-Team: Low Lake Granbury Levels Raise Concerns About Nearby Nuclear Plant

Some people living near the Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant are worried drought and increased water use could put them at risk.

CBS 11–04/04/2013

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House Energy Committee Chair Visits North Texas Nuclear Plant

Not only are American nuclear power generators keenly aware of the problems with Japan’s smoldering nuclear reactors, they’re learning from them.


OTSUCHI, JAPAN - In this handout images provided by the International Federation of Red Cross Japan,  civil defense teams search for survivors March 15, 2011 in Otsuchi, Japan. After a third explosion Tuesday at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, the government is telling people living within 20 miles to stay indoors with the windows closed because of the possibility of high levels of radiation being released from the plant. (Photo by Toshirharu Kato/Japanese Red Cross/IFRC via Getty Images)

Japan’s Nuclear Crisis Raises Concerns In North Texas

The Comanche Peak nuclear power plant in Glen Rose pushed back the date to bring two new reactors online, however officials say the decision is not related to the nuclear emergency in Japan.