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U.S. Nuclear Reactors

Reactor:
Nine Mile Point Unit 1
Location:

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

Type:

Boiling Water Reactor

Status:

Operating
Licensed to operate from 12/26/74-08/22/29

Owner:

Constellation

Safety Issues:

Elevated Spent Fuel Pool, Fire Protection Problems, Heightened NRC Attention, Year Plus Outages


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Related Links & Documents

09/18/2006   UCS documented the factors leading to the year-plus reactor outage that began in December 1987 in this case study for our Walking a Nuclear Tightrope report.  See details | Download the pdf

09/18/2006   UCS documented the factors leading to the year-plus reactor outage that began in March 1982 in this case study for our Walking a Nuclear Tightrope report.  See details | Download the pdf

04/1989   Fission Stories #7 explains how NRC inspectors watching a local TV news report learned about tens of thousands of highly radioactive water that had flooded the basement of a plant building for the past eight years. With the reactor on the NRC’s Watch List at the time, the inspectors hadn’t noticed.