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 Entergy's Indian Point Unit 3 nuclear power plant returned to service yesterday.
Entergy's Indian Point Unit 3 nuclear power plant returned to service yesterday.
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Indian Point Unit 3 Back in Service, Generating Electricity Following Transformer Replacement
05/26/2015

Entergy's Indian Point Unit 3 nuclear power plant returned to service yesterday generating electricity, after a sixteen-day shutdown to replace a failed main electrical transformer. The unit had safely and automatically shut down when the transformer failed on May 9.

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Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station
Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station
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Pilgrim nuclear power plant returns to service after $70 million investment to boost safety and reliability
05/25/2015

Entergy's Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station has returned to full service, renewed after a $70 million investment to upgrade, replace, overhaul and inspect hundreds of pieces of equipment that make the plant safer today than when it was built.

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The company has performed an initial inspection of the dam and has confirmed that there is no breach and no visible damage. The protective coverings remain in place.
The company has performed an initial inspection of the dam and has confirmed that there is no breach and no visible damage. The protective coverings remain in place.
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Lewis Creek Dam Intact After Storms Move Through the Area
05/25/2015

Most of the heavy rain and thunderstorms have moved through area near the Lewis Creek reservoir. The company has performed an initial inspection of the dam and has confirmed that there is no breach and no visible damage. The protective coverings remain in place.

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Reservoir Repairs Improve Dam Condition
05/25/2015

As a result of the around-the-clock work on the Lewis Creek Reservoir dam, Entergy Texas President and CEO Sallie Rainer reported to Montgomery County officials today that the threat of a dam failure has substantially decreased, but has not been completely eliminated.

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Montgomery County Emergency Management Media Release: Mandatory Evacuations Cancelled
05/24/2015

Based on revised weather forecasts that lowered rainfall predictions, County Judge Craig Doyal, in concert with Sheriff Tommy Gage, Precinct 1 Commissioner Mike Meador, and emergency officials, has cancelled the mandatory evacuation for neighborhoods near the Lewis Creek Reservoir.

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With rains holding off through the morning, workers have had additional time to continue efforts to protect and repair the levee in order to prevent a breach.
With rains holding off through the morning, workers have had additional time to continue efforts to protect and repair the levee in order to prevent a breach.
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Visual Inspection Reveals No Additional Areas Of Concerns, Lewis Creek Levee Holding
05/24/2015

After early rains today, geotechnical engineers and officials with Entergy Texas, Inc. inspected the Lewis Creek levee and found no additional areas of concern.

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Entergy is hauling in truckloads of limestone rock to stabilize the base of the levee, after building more than 665 yards of matted road to gain access to hard-to-reach areas.
Entergy is hauling in truckloads of limestone rock to stabilize the base of the levee, after building more than 665 yards of matted road to gain access to hard-to-reach areas.
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Lewis Creek Units Taken Offline; Dam Repair Work Continues
05/23/2015

To reduce the risk of levee failure and help protect the community, Entergy Texas, Inc. officials took Lewis Creek units 1 and 2 offline last night. This will allow the continued reduction of water level in the Lewis Creek Reservoir.

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The work plan for today is to continue soil stabilization efforts, installing berms and protective covering to minimize further slide movement.
The work plan for today is to continue soil stabilization efforts, installing berms and protective covering to minimize further slide movement.
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Progress Made to Mitigate Soil Slides at Lewis Creek Reservoir
05/23/2015

Workers made good progress yesterday and last night to mitigate the soil slides along the Lewis Creek Reservoir levee. Efforts continue in advance of expected heavy rains.

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Lewis Creek Dam Repair
Lewis Creek Dam Repair
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Joint Press Release: Entergy Lewis Creek Reservoir Dam Update
05/22/2015

The dam surrounding the reservoir at the Lewis Creek Power Station near Willis continues to hold with no seepage or breaches. Workers are continuing to make repairs to areas where persistent heavy rains have caused the dam's soil to become saturated to the point of sloughing off.

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