Two Rivers, Wisconsin
Local population: 23,296 (10-mile radius)
Pressurized Water Reactor
Licensed to operate from 10/05/70-10/05/30
FPL Energy Point Beach
Fire Protection Problems, Groundwater Leaks Reported, Heightened NRC Attention
Related Links & Documents
05/28/1996:Fission Stories #122 described how a chemical reaction between a coating applied inside a dry storage cask for spent fuel and water created hydrogen gas that detonated as workers tried welding the cask’s lid in place.
11/06/1987:Fission Stories #127 described an emergency declared at the site after several low-flying helicopters buzzed the site. The National Guard was using the helicopters for training exercises.