Two Rivers, Wisconsin
Local population: 23,296 (10-mile radius)
Pressurized Water Reactor
Licensed to operate from 03/08/73-03/08/33
FPL Energy Point Beach
Fire Protection Problems, Groundwater Leaks Reported, Heightened NRC Attention
Related Links & Documents
05/15/2004Fission Stories #27 explained how a diver caused the operators to manually shut down the reactor.
05/28/1996Fission 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.
11/06/1987Fission 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.