News from Fairewinds

Posted: 5th September 2021

It’s Labor Day weekend; we hope you take some downtime to reenergize before we all are off to the races again! This Demystifying Nuclear Power Newsletter linking to several Fairewinds Blog Posts has three essential components (keep scrolling). 


First, Fairewinds will briefly update Hurricane Ida’s impact on Entergy Corporation’s Waterford Nuclear Power Plant in Killona, LA. Just outside [less than 50 miles] New Orleans, Entergy is struggling to restart the reactor and repair storm damage so it may once again produce electricity for the beleaguered area. This update includes links to Nuclear Hotseat with Libbe Halevy, who interviewed Arnie and Maggie earlier this week. The Nuclear Hotseat details and answers many of the questions you may have.


Nuclear Alert: Post-Hurricane Ida Status at Entergy’s Waterford Nuke


When Hurricane Ida approached New Orleans on August 29th, Entergy’s Waterford Nuclear Plant deliberately reduced its power level to zero, as required by its plant Technical Specifications. However, even when a nuclear reactor produces zero power, it still relies upon electricity from the power grid… 

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Secondly, we will share a brief personal update regarding us personally and our summer at Fairewinds Energy Education.

Fairewinds Update: 09/04/2021


Thank you for reading, writing, emailing, and calling us with the critical nuclear and energy questions of the day and/or week. Quite honestly, we thoroughly wiped out physically during most of June, July, and August 2021…

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Third, we have some important fall plans to share!

Next week, the Fairewinds Crew will be starting a new series called Meltdowns & Shakedowns as we kick off our annual fundraising campaign. So, be sure to show us some love, y’all! 


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