South Texas Project Nuclear Generating Station

Location:

Palacios, Texas
28.795, -96.0481

Owner: 

STP Nuclear Operating Company

Population Within 10 Miles:

8,703

On-Site Dry Casks: 

No

NRC Contact Information: 

Reactors

South Texas Project Unit 1

Reactor Type: 

Pressurized Water Reactor

Operational Status:

Operating

Licensed to Operate:

3/22/1988 to 8/20/2027

South Texas Project Unit 2

Reactor Type: 

Pressurized Water Reactor

Operational Status:

Operating

Licensed to Operate:

3/28/1989 to 12/15/2028

South Texas Project Unit 3

Reactor Type: 

Boiling Water Reactor

Operational Status:

Proposed

South Texas Project Unit 4

Reactor Type: 

Boiling Water Reactor

Operational Status:

Proposed

Notes: 

09/18/2006: UCS documented the factors leading to the year-plus reactor outage that began in February 1993 in this case study for our Walking a Nuclear Tightrope report. Download the pdf >

08/31/2006: UCS documented the allegations we received from security officers at South Texas Project in this report which Congressman Markey cited in his letter to NRC Chairman Dale Klein.

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