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U.S. Nuclear Reactors

Reactor:
Watts Bar Unit 1
Location:

Spring City, Tennessee
Local population: 30,560 (10-mile radius)

Type:

Pressurized Water Reactor

Status:

Operating
Licensed to operate from 02/07/96-11/09/35

Owner:

Tennessee Valley Authority

Safety Issues:

Earthquake Risk, Flooding Hazard, Groundwater Leaks Reported, Heightened NRC Attention


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12/05/2012  An All Things Nuclear blog post commended the owner for upgrading the emergency sirens used to warn the public in event of an accident.