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U.S. Nuclear Reactors

Reactor:
James A. FitzPatrick
Location:

Scriba, New York
Local population: 73,841 (10-mile radius)

Type:

Boiling Water Reactor

Status:

Operating
Licensed to operate from 10/17/74-10/17/34

Owner:

Entergy Nuclear Operations

Safety Issues:

Year Plus Outages, Heightened NRC Attention, Groundwater Leaks Reported, Elevated Spent Fuel Pool


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Related Links & Documents

10/15/2013 Worn out tubes are causing more problems at this plant than any other in the nation, as described in Fission Stories #148.

06/21/2010   Fission Stories #53 covers the plant owner’s failure to lock up security information .

09/18/2006   UCS documented the factors leading to the year-plus reactor outage that began in November 1991 in this case study for our Walking a Nuclear Tightrope report.  See details | Download the pdf

07/01/2005   UCS explained the reported discovery of water leaking from the torus, a large metal vessel partially filled with water to absorb the energy released during an accident to protect components and structures from excessive pressure and temperature.  Download the pdf