Nuclear Regulatory Commission

What will it take to shut down Three Mile Island Unit 1? Feds say 60 years, more than $1B
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Mark Abrams
July 16, 2019 - 3:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It will take 60 years to complete, and the price tag is more than a billion dollars. That's what officials are saying it will take to put Three Mile Island's Unit 1 nuclear power plant out of service for good. "Decommissioning a nuclear power plant is more akin to a...
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Reactor operator Chris Mitchell explains the control room at the Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant in Lacey, New Jersey, the oldest nuclear plant in the country, in 2004.
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Mike DeNardo
July 03, 2018 - 11:06 am
OCEAN COUNTY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The nation's oldest nuclear plant, Oyster Creek in South Jersey, is going to shut down in two months. But the radioactive material there will remain for decades. The Ocean County nuclear plant, which opened in 1969, will stop generating electricity on Sept. 17,...
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