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U.S. Nuclear Reactors

Arkansas Nuclear One Unit 1

Russellville, Arkansas
Local population: 63,013 (10-mile radius)


Pressurized Water Reactor


Licensed to operate from 05/21/74-05/20/34


Entergy Operations

Safety Issues:

Fire Protection Problems, Flooding Hazard

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Related Links & Documents

03/31/2013   Fission Stories #139 described the damage done when a 600-ton component was dropped while being replaced.

2011   Security problems prompted the NRC to conduct a special inspection. Details of the problems, their causes, and their fixes are not publicly available.

09/1980   Fission Stories #115 reported how Asiatic clams clogged piping and reduced the flow rate of cooling water to emergency equipment to 600 gallons per minute from the minimum acceptable level of 1,800 gallons per minute.