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U.S. Nuclear Reactors

Reactor:
Beaver Valley Unit 2
Location:

Shippingport, Pennsylvania
Local population: 143,643 (10-mile radius)

Type:

Pressurized Water Reactor

Status:

Operating
Licensed to operate from 08/14/87-05/27/47

Owner:

FirstEnergy Nuclear

Safety Issues:

Flooding Hazard, Fire Protection Problems, Groundwater Leaks Reported


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Related Links & Documents

04/12/2005   UCS petitioned the NRC to sanction FirstEnergy because their license renewal application was incomplete and inaccurate, violating federal regulations.  Download the pdf

09/15/1990  Fission Stories #76 explained how the containment building’s ventilation system caused water to overflow the spent fuel pool.