Monticello Nuclear Generating Station

Location:

Monticello, Minnesota
45.3333, -93.8483

Owner: 

Northern States Power

Population Within 10 Miles:

67,351

On-Site Dry Casks: 

Yes

NRC Contact Information: 

Reactors

Monticello

Reactor Type: 

Boiling Water Reactor

Operational Status:

Operating

Licensed to Operate:

6/30/1971 to 9/8/2030

Notes: 

01/18/2007: UCS explained an event where a piece of metal broke free and fell onto the main steam pipes resulting in the turbine control valves opening fully and the reactor automatically shutting down due to the rapid pressure drop.  Download the pdf > 

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