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U.S. Nuclear Reactors

Reactor:
Susquehanna Unit 2
Location:

Berwick, Pennsylvania
Local population: 74,924 (10-mile radius)

Type:

Boiling Water Reactor

Status:

Operating
Licensed to operate from 06/27/84-03/23/44

Owner:

PPL Susquehanna LLC

Safety Issues:

Heightened NRC Attention, Groundwater Leaks Reported, Elevated Spent Fuel Pool


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10/01/2013   Workers failed to implement appropriate compensatory measures when conducting activities that increased the likelihood of draining cooling water from the reactor vessel, as described in Fission Stories #147.

1991  Fission Stories #75 described a misunderstanding that allowed workers to dismantle a component, carry it outside containment, apply a coating material to it, carry it back inside containment, and reinstall it. A procedure prohibited the application of this coating to equipment inside containment, but its uncertain wording enabled workers to exploit the loophole and get the offending coating inside containment.