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  1. Palisades nuclear planta s safety rating to be downgradedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | WOODTV.com

    ... he concerns, and for doing accurate calculations for dose projections," Mitlyng said. The plant in Van Buren County's Covert Township on the shore of Lake Michigan is owned by New Orleans-based Entergy.

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  2. The Palisades nuclear power plant near Covert, MIRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | WHTC

    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Region III office outside of Chicago has issued a "white finding" of "low-to-moderate" safety significance for the Palisades plant near Covert. This stems from operator Entergy "failing to accurately calculate" radiation doses to workers during the replacement of 44 control rod driving housings last year.

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  3. Palisades Nuclear Plant's Safety Rating To Be DowngradedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | CBS Local

    ... he concerns, and for doing accurate calculations for dose projections," Mitlyng said. The plant in Van Buren County's Covert Township on the shore of Lake Michigan is owned by New Orleans-based Entergy.

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  4. Barbara J. Rose elected to MTA Board of DirectorsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | PressReleasePoint

    Covert Township Supervisor Barbara J. Rose has joined the Michigan Townships Association Board of Directors, after being elected to serve as the MTA District 22 director. In her new role, Barbara will represent township officials from Van Buren, Berrien and Cass counties on the MTA Board.

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  5. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    The multi-vehicle crash involving three semi-trucks and a car happened around 11:15 a.m. Thursday in the southbound lanes of Interstate 196 near mile marker 13 in Covert Township, near South Haven. The two occupants in the car had to be extricated from the vehicle by firefighters and were taken to South Haven hospital by ambulance.

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  6. Sentencings in Van Buren County Circuit Court for Feb. 17, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | MLive.com

    ... fees and state fees for possession of methamphetamine in July in Bloomingdale Township. Richard Nelski, 62, of Covert, was sentenced to one year in jail, 18 months of probation, entry into the New Directions Program and ordered to pay attorney fees ...

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  7. Car crushed by tanker truck on snowy I-196Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    COVERT TOWNSHIP, Mich.-Two people had to be extricated from their car after it was pinned under a tanker truck during a multi-car accident on I-196 in Van Buren County Thursday morning. The crash involved three semi trucks, and happened at approximately 11:15 a.m. in the southbound lanes near mile marker 13 in Covert Township.

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  8. Nuclear Reactors Could Shatter Like GlassRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 8 | Huntington News

    ... signs of embrittlement, Entergy's Palisades nuclear plant is the most embrittled plant in the country. Located in Covert, Michigan, it is one of the oldest reactors in the world and now one of the most dangerous to continue operating due to its ...

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  9. Regulators: Work environment better at Palisades plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | Grand Haven Tribune

    The work environment has improved at Palisades Nuclear Plant in southwestern Michigan following concerns that drew attention last year, federal regulators said. In a report issued Wednesday, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said its inspectors in December 2014 found there is no longer a "chilled work environment" in the security department at the plant along Lake Michigan in Van Buren County's Covert Township.

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  10. Palisades plant work environment improves, regulators sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Crain's Detroit Business

    The work environment has improved at Palisades Nuclear Plant in Southwest Michigan following concerns that drew attention last year, federal regulators said. In a report issued Wednesday, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said its inspectors in December found there is no longer a "chilled work environment" in the security department at the plant along Lake Michigan in Van Buren County's Covert Township.

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  11. Regulators: Work environment improves at Palisades plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    The work environment has improved at Palisades Nuclear Plant in southwestern Michigan following concerns that drew attention last year, federal regulators said. In a report issued Wednesday, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said its inspectors in December found there is no longer a "chilled work environment" in the security department at the plant along Lake Michigan in Van Buren County's Covert Township.

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  12. Man arrested after robbing South Haven business, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | MLive.com

    ... associated with the crime was also seized. South Haven police and MSP were assisted during the investigation by Covert Township police and the Van Buren County Sheriff's Office. Alex Mitchell covers county government and taxes for the Kalamazoo ...

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  13. Return to Dover boosts May, Delaware StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | The News Journal

    Return to Dover boosts May, Delaware State Guard transfers back to play for new coach Check out this story on delawareonline.com: http://delonline.us/1BQgPAG After one major alteration - Keith Walker taking over as head coach this year - DSU suited the 6-foot-3 guard from Covert, Michigan, much better. May's season has featured a 48-point effort in DSU's 72-64 win at St. Francis Brooklyn on Dec. 17, the second highest single-game total in school history.

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  14. Regulators, Palisades at odds over how much radiation workers were exposed to last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Michigan Radio

    ... the fact it was not properly measured," NRC spokeswoman Viktoria Mitlyng said. The special project at the plant in Covert, Michigan started February 6th and lasted through March 8th last Spring. 185 workers helped replace control rod drive ...

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  15. United Way Offering Free Tax Preparation Service This YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    The Van Buren County United Way has announced the details of its upcoming Volunteer Income Tax Assistance free tax preparation program for 2015. The organization's Vera Tanier Sebree says that, each year, free tax preparation is offered at several sites around the county to those with an income of less than 53 thousand dollars, and this year, thanks to the Affordable Care Act, people need to know that they'll have to provide proof they have health insurance when they file: Tanier Sebree says that there will be free tax preparation sites offered in Paw Paw, Hartford, South Haven, and Covert from February second through April 15th.

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  16. Officials with Palisades plant, regulators to meet on reportRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... clean up the City of Shreveport, the city is on the prowl in parts of area looking for property standards violations. COVERT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Officials with Palisades Nuclear Plant in southwestern Michigan plan to meet with regulators about ...

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  17. Security Supervisors Sue Palisades Plant Owner For OvertimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | WLNS-TV Lansing

    ... Orleans-based Entergy Corp. hasn't paid them for overtime since the company bought the plant in Van Buren County's Covert Township in 2007. Palisades spokeswoman Lindsay Rose says in a statement that "regardless of the eventual outcome, Entergy is ...

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  18. Mich. nuke workers sue Entergy for overtimeRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... Orleans-based Entergy Corp. hasn't paid them for overtime since the company bought the plant in Van Buren County's Covert Township in 2007. Palisades spokeswoman Lindsay Rose says in a statement that "regardless of the eventual outcome, Entergy is ...

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  19. Sentencings in Van Buren County Circuit Court for Dec. 19, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | MLive.com

    ... years in prison and ordered to pay state fees and restitution for trespassing upon a key facility in November 2013 in Covert Township. Clyde Rowless, 45, of Decatur, was sentenced to 14 days in jail and ordered to pay attorney fees and state fees ...

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  20. Groups want Palisades Nuclear Plant shut downRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | WNDU-TV South Bend

    The Covert, Michigan energy plant is owned by Entergy, which is based in Louisiana. Right now, Entergy is filing for a change its license with the nuclear regulatory commission.

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