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Calvert Cliffs nuclear reactor shuts down after another malfunction
Calvert Cliffs nuclear reactor shuts down after another malfunction

A malfunction at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant caused an automatic shutdown of one of the two reactors there Thursday morning, the latest in a series of issues at the Southern Maryland facility. Chicago-based Exelon Corp., which operates Calvert Cliffs, said the malfunction happened during electrical breaker testing. The Unit 1 reactor shut down as a result at about 10:15 a.m. "All safety systems responded as designed and the plant came off-line as expected," Exelon said in a statement. Calvert Cliffs' Unit 2 reactor is still at full power, Exelon said. It called the condition of the plant "safe and stable" and said it does not expect that electrical...

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