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Crack in Reactor at Shearon Harris Nuclear Plant

 
Posted Thursday, May 16th 2013 @ 2pm

The Shearon Harris nuclear plant is offline after a quarter-inch crack was found in the wall of the reactor. Duke Energy says no radioactive material leaked from the plant and you're not in danger, but the plant will be out of commission indefinitely. so Duke will have to purchase electricity to meet demand.  The problem was discovered after Duke workers took a second look at ultrasound tests performed last spring.

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