PSEG Nuclear discovers flaws in N.J. nuclear plant's pump bolts

All of the bolts that secure water-pushing impellers in three of four 30-foot-tall coolant pumps at PSEG Nuclear's Salem 2 reactor in New Jersey have failed, according to the company's investigation. Nuclear Regulatory Commission spokesman Neil Sheehan said NRC experts are reviewing the issue, "with a focus on PSEG's work to fully understand the extent of the condition and any plans for repairing the pumps prior to the plant being restored to service."

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