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    • Wed, Nov 21 2018

    Waterford NPP Gets Environmental Pass For Extension

    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Tuesday that it had published the final supplemental environmental impact statement for renewing the operating license of the Waterford nuclear power plant in Louisiana, concluding there were no environmental issues that would stand in the way of a 20-year license extension for the power plant.
    • Fri, Apr 8 2016

    Entergy Response Avoids Punitive Action By NRC Over Falsified Records

    Entergy Operations Inc.'s strong response to reports of various falsified records incidents at the Waterford 3 Nuclear Power swayed the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to back away from issuing the company a Notice of Violation or a civil penalty, the industry regulator said.
    • Mon, Jun 16 2014

    Waterford Nuclear Plant Staff Catches Potential Problem with Replacement Part

    Workers prevented a potential problem with safety equipment at the Waterford nuclear plant during a recent refueling outage, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission reported Friday. Maintenance at the plant near New Orleans revealed that a replacement emergency feedwater valve component was configured incorrectly...
    • Wed, Jul 31 2013

    Entergy Details Company-Wide Job Cuts

    As it reported disappointing earnings Tuesday, Entergy offered more details on where it will cut 800 positions across its organization. The New Orleans Times-Picayune reported the company will trim 240 positions in Louisiana, 165 in Arkansas, 115 in Texas, 80 in Mississippi and the remainder in Massachusetts...
    • Mon, Jul 22 2013

    Entergy Announces Layoffs, but Details Are Scant

    As it announced a steep year-over-year drop in expected earnings for the second quarter, Entergy also alluded to a new cost-cutting initiative expected to result in layoffs.
    • Thu, Jun 30 2011

    AREVA DZ Signs Services Agreements with Entergy Nuclear

    AREVA DZ, LLC, a joint venture of AREVA and Day & Zimmerman ECM, has signed agreements with Entergy Nuclear for future upgrades at all nine Entergy nuclear plant sites. The five-year agreements include full-scope Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) services for capital projects to upgrade the sites for future operations. Entergy’s nuclear fleet includes Pilgrim, Vermont Yankee, Indian Point, Palisades...
    • Thu, Feb 3 2011

    Waterford Steam Generator Replacement Project Moved to Fall 2012

    The replacement of steam generators at the Waterford 3 nuclear power plant in southeastern Louisiana has been moved to the fall 2012 refueling outage. According to documents filed with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Entergy Louisiana is resolving a manufacturing problem with the replacement generators.
    • Thu, Oct 7 2010

    Shaw Achieves Outstanding Safety Record at Waterford 3

    Contract workers at the plant share the passion for industrial safety with the employees. The numbers are impressive and award winning. But, it's the teamwork and the dedication to safety that are the real story. The Shaw Group's Maintenance Division honored project sites for their 2009 safety performance. The company presented the division's top honor, the President's Safety Award, to the team at...
    • Wed, Sep 22 2010

    Waterford 3 Steam Electric Station Celebrates 25 Years of Powering Louisiana

    The 1,152-megawatt pressurized water reactor plant located near Killona, La. in St. Charles Parish has one of the lowest costs per unit of electricity produced in the Entergy system, and has saved customers hundreds of millions of dollars in fuel costs during its operating life. "Power from Waterford 3 plays a crucial role filling Louisiana's energy needs with safe, reliable and reasonably priced electricity...