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Nuclear plant unit up and running

Published: Tuesday, March 26, 2013 1:15 a.m. CST

BYRON – Byron Generating Station Unit 2 returned to full power at noon Saturday, following repairs to a motor associated with the main generator cooling pump, Exelon said in a news release Monday.

The unit was shut down Wednesday after the main generator cooling pump motor malfunctioned.

The generator, pump and motor are on the non-nuclear side of the plant, the release said.

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