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U.S. Nuclear Reactors

Reactor:
Turkey Point Unit 4
Location:

Florida City, Florida
Local population: 132,101 (10-mile radius)

Type:

Pressurized Water Reactor

Status:

Operating
Licensed to operate from 04/10/73-04/10/33

Owner:

Florida Power & Light Company

Safety Issues:

Fire Protection Problems, Groundwater Leaks Reported


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Related Links & Documents

08/24/1992   Fission Stories #48 summarizes the damage inflicted upon the plant by Hurricane Andrew.

03/13/1991   Fission Stories #46 describes a series of related events including the unit being disconnected from its electrical grid while all of the backup emergency diesel generators were out of service.

09/03/1984   Fission Stories #27 describes how a flotilla of jellyfish kept the nuclear plant shut down for over a week.