Local population: 70,002 (10-mile radius)
Pressurized Water Reactor
Licensed to operate from 12/23/77-12/23/37
Indiana/Michigan Power Company
Fire Protection Problems, Groundwater Leaks Reported, Year Plus Outages
09/18/2006 UCS documented the factors leading to the year-plus reactor outage that began in September 1997 in this case study for our Walking a Nuclear Tightrope report. See details | Download the pdf
11/21/1997 Fission Stories #77 described the findings from an NRC investigation that control room operators made 123 calls to a sports and information hotline over a four-month span.
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