‘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…

‘Roads Turn to Rivers’ as Catastrophic Hurricane Florence Reaches Carolina Coast

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(ZHE) —  Update (11 am ET):  As Hurricane Florence speeds toward the Carolina coastline, the hurricane force winds and torrential rain are already wreaking havoc in the Outer Banks, transforming downtown Cape Hatteras into a raging river of floodwater. Roads Turning To Rivers In Cape Hatteras, NC pic.twitter.com/fKR0NsNgVb — Breaking911 (@Breaking911) September 13, 2018 Storm surge…

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