Unusual Event’ declared at Vermont Yankee after seismic activity

first_imgSource: Vermont Yankee. 6.23.2010 The Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station in Vernon declared an unusual event at 2:25 p.m. today.  The declaration was made after a seismic event was felt at the site.  Per the US Geological Survey, the seismic epicenter was located 33 miles north of Gatineau, Quebec, Canada.  It was also felt in the Burlington area as a slight shaking.Surrounding states were notified of the Vermont Yankee declaration at 2:39 pm.  There has been no radioactivity released, related to this event.  The Plant continues to run normally at 100% power and there has been no damage based upon an ongoing walk down of station equipment.An unusual event is the lowest of four emergency classifications of events that apply to nuclear power plants as defined by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.More information will be provided as soon as it becomes available.last_img read more

ISO to play in Batesville at the end of June

first_imgBatesville, IN—The skies above Batesville will sparkle with the glow of fireworks while the patriotic sounds of the Indianapolis Symphony fill the Bill Gillespie Soccer Park once again during this year’s Star-Spangled Indianapolis Symphony event. The city of Batesville, the Batesville Area Arts Council and Hillenbrand will host the third event in the series on Sunday, June 28 beginning at 8 pm.The event has brought nearly 3,000 people to Batesville. This year’s event is free to the public and will feature games for kids of all ages, food and beverage vendors, and the performance of a world-class symphony paired with a professional fireworks display.To be a part of the event or to learn more about sponsorship and volunteer opportunities, please contact info@hillenbrand.com or Sarah Heppner (812) 933-0355, admin@baacindiana.org.last_img read more

Game day for Hunters and Blackhawks

first_imgThe top of the ladder clash is expected to attract a huge crowd as Hunters host their second home game.As usual, the home team had a morning walk and is based in camp at the PNG Institute of Public Administration while the Panthers are based at the Holiday Inn Hotel.PNG Rugby Football League chief executive officer Bob Cutmore said previously that it is tradition that teams take time off from training to prepare mentally and maintain team spirit before a game.Blackhawks arrived in Port Moresby yesterday (Saturday) and both teams had a successful captains’ run later that afternoon as they build up to today’s big clash.The match kicks off at 3pm and will be televised live on TVWAN Sports.PNG Hunters1. Stargroth Amean 2. Justin Olam 3. Noel Zeming (c) 4. Adex Wera 5. William Aquila 6. Watson Boas 7. Wartovo Puara Jnr 8. Henry Noki 9. Warren Glare 10. Esau Siune 11. Ishamel Baikawa 12. Tuvi Lepan 13. Brandy Peter 14. Adam Korave (c) 15. Enock Maki 16. Philimon Kimisive 17. Edward Goma 18. Timothy Lomai 19. Benjamin Hetra.Coach: Michael MarumTownsville Blackhawks1. Jahrome Hughes 2. Hezron Murgha 3. Moses Pangai 4. Delouise Hoeter 5. Samsen O’Neill 6. Kyle Laybutt 7. Michael Parker-Walshe 8. Glenn Hall (c) 9. Anthony Mitchell (c) 10. Corey Jensen 11. Lona Kaifoto 12. Rhyse Martin 13. Lorenzo Maafu 14. Nathan Norford 15. Kieran Quabba 16. Willie Minoga 17. David Munro.Coach: Kristian Woolflast_img read more