‘Inaccessible’ North Carolina Nuclear Plant Declares ‘Unusual Event’ During ‘Hot Shutdown’

‘Inaccessible’ North Carolina Nuclear Plant Declares ‘Unusual Event’ During ‘Hot Shutdown’

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(ZHE) — Duke Energy’s Brunswick nuclear plant, about 30 miles south of Wilmington, has declared a state of emergency as the 1,200-acre complex remains cut off by flood waters and and is inaccessible to outside personnel. Just as we warned a week ago, The News & Observer reports, at this time, no one can come in and relieve the Duke Energy workers and…

Warnings of “Catastrophic and Historic” Flooding as Worst of Florence Yet to Come

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(CD) — After tearing through the Carolinas for several days, Hurricane Florence severely damaged tens of thousands of homes, killed over a dozen people, left nearly a million households without power, and unleashed thousands of cubic yards of toxic coal ash—and authorities are warning that the worst flooding from the storm is yet to come. “For many (most?) places, the…

10 Chilling Scenes Showing Hurricane Florence’s Destruction in the Carolinas

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(ANTIMEDIA) — Before Hurricane Florence made landfall, evacuation advisories were issued to over a million residents. Though the 400 mile-wide storm, which hit the Carolinas early Friday morning but brought storms and flooding the day before, has been downgraded to a Category 1 storm, it has still caused widespread flooding and damages. Wind speeds hit 105 mph North Carolina, and…

An Unlikely America Hero Has Emerged in the Face of Hurricane Florence: Waffle House

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(ANTIMEDIA) — FEMA isn’t exactly known for its competence or efficiency, but as Hurricane Florence looms over the Carolinas and southern Virginia, an unlikely ally is providing support and guidance. The popular restaurant chain Waffle House has a reputation for staying open all hours of the day, every day, even during hurricanes. In fact, a common…

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