[Excerted] Xcel Energy says its Monticello nuclear power plant automatically shut down Tuesday, Sept. 25, for unknown reasons. The shutdown occurred at 11:07 a.m. and all plant safety systems were functioning, the Minneapolis-based utility said Tuesday. The shutdown posed no danger to the public or the plant's workers, Xcel officials said. The cause of the shutdown is under investigation.
Enenews Sep 21: CBS: Big, loud boom heard then steam vented — “It reminded him of the 1979 Three Mile Island accident” (VIDEO) http://enenews.com/cbs-big-loud-boom-heard-then-steam-vented-it-reminded-him-of-the-1979-three-mile-island-accident-video