North America

Legenda & explanation
date INES title location
28-05-19921A NON USUAL EVENT DUE TO THE LIBERATION OF GASES INSIDE THE PLANTLAGUNA VERDE-1, Mexico
20-07-19950AMMONIA RELEASE FROM NEARBY CHEMICAL PLANTWATERFORD-3, United States of America
18-01-19921AN IMPORTANT LOSS OF COMMUNICATIONS IN MAIN CONTROL ROOMLAGUNA VERDE-1, Mexico
13-02-1995[N/A]CARBON DIOXIDE RELEASE TO A PLANT VITAL AREAH.B. ROBINSON-2, United States of America
08-03-20023DETERIORATION OF REACTOR VESSEL HEADDAVIS BESSE-1, United States of America
05-03-1999[N/A]Discovery of suspicious item in plantSAN ONOFRE-2, United States of America
19-04-19961ECI impairment due to check valve failure resulting in forced outage of Pickering stationPICKERING-1, Canada
04-04-19960Electrical fire in the control roomPALO VERDE-2, United States of America
21-03-20010EMERGENCY DIESEL GENERATOR BEARING FAILURE & FIREENRICO FERMI-2, United States of America
04-10-19962Emergency water/reheater drains distribution header damage inside the steam generatorsPOINT LEPREAU, Canada
11-06-20020Empty Pressure Tube Damaged During Routine MaintenanceBRUCE-6, Canada
12-07-20022Engineering Safety Feature Inoperative at Laguna Verde NPP-1LAGUNA VERDE-1, Mexico
13-07-20162Excessive Deposits of Material Containing Uranium In ScrubberHopkins, SC, USA/Westinghouse Fuel Fabrication Fac, United States of America
24-04-19930EXCESSIVE FEEDWATER REGULATING VALVE OSCILLATIONS CAUSE WATER HAMMER INDUCED VIBRATION OF THE MAIN FEEDWATER PIPINGNORTH ANNA-2, United States of America
23-07-19992Exposure to radiation from a fixed gauge in New Waterford Nova ScotiaCAPE BRETON (DEVCO), Canada
04-08-20102Extremity OverexposureISOAID, LLC/Port Richey, FL, United States of America
29-06-20032FAILURE OF FIXED GAUGING DEVICE RESULTING IN RADIATION EXPOSURE TO MEMBERS OF THE PUBLICMonsanto Chemical Plant, United States of America
24-05-19961Failure to replace horizontal flux detector shielding after maintenancePOINT LEPREAU, Canada
08-10-19980Fire in emergency diesel generator control panel during testENRICO FERMI-2, United States of America
09-10-19970Fire in emergency diesel generator exhaustLIMERICK-2, United States of America
23-08-20110Follow-up to Alert Emergency Action Level Declaration due to Loss of Offsite Power Resulting from a Seismic EventNORTH ANNA POWER STATION UNITS 1 and 2, United States of America
21-11-19982Fuel assembly drop during refuellingLAGUNA VERDE-1, Mexico
19-09-19911FUEL BUNDLE DAMAGE DURING TRANSFER TO SPENT FUEL BAYGENTILLY-2, Canada
25-03-1995[N/A]GASEOUS RELEASE FROM NEARBY CHEMICAL PLANTWATERFORD-3, United States of America
11-11-20010Heat Transport Steam Bleed Valve Failed Open Causing Unit TripDARLINGTON-3, Canada
31-10-19951HIGH RADIATION LEVELS IN REACTOR BUILDINGLASALLE-1, United States of America
24-01-20110Hydrogen Recombiner functional testing not satisfactoryLAGUNA VERDE-2, Mexico
08-12-20031Incidents of Radioactivity in Consumer ProductsConsumer Products, Canada
31-05-19912INCORRECT CALIBRATION OF SHUTDOWN SYSTEM AND TWO REGIONAL OVERPOWER DETECTORSPOINT LEPREAU, Canada
23-06-2010[n/a]Information on earthquake which occurred in Eastern Canada. Ontario, Canada