Subject: Braidwood, Byron, Calvert Cliffs, Clinton, Dresden, FitzPatrick, LaSalle, Limerick, Nine Mile, Peach Bottom, Quad Cities, Ginna, Three Mile Island- Proposed Alternative To Use ASME Code Cases N-878 And N-880 (EPID L-2018-LLR-0077)
 
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Subject: Braidwood 1 & 2; Byron 1 & 2; Calvert Cliffs 1 & 2; Clinton 1; Lasalle 1 & 2; Limerick 1 & 2; Nine Mile Point 2; Three Mile Point 1 - Supplemental Information Needed to Proposed Alternative to Use ASME Code Case N-879 (EPID L-2019-LLR-0037)
 
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From the York Dispatch:

Three Mile Island's operating nuclear reactor is shutting down in September, but its towers will mark the skyline for decades.

The option of SAFSTOR — which would put the Dauphin County plant in an extended state of dormancy until 2075 — is not uncommon for decommissioning, according to officials from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

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From cleveland.com:

After hours of debates, negotiation and votes, Ohio lawmakers prepared to give final approval to high-profile legislation to gut Ohio’s green-energy mandates and create large public subsidies for nuclear and coal plants.

From ABC27:

With Three Mile Island shutting down operations by Sept. 30, we’re getting details on how it will work and what it means for people living nearby.

During a public webinar Tuesday, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission outlined the plan to shut down TMI Unit 1.

“Decommissioning a nuclear power plant is more akin to a marathon than a sprint,” NRC senior project manager Jack Parrott said.

From the York Dispatch:

Three Mile Island’s Unit 1 nuclear power reactor would not undergo cleanup for about 56 years, according to a plan outlined in a report on the plant’s decommissioning process.

The unit, owned by Exelon Generation, would cease operations permanently at the end of September, but decommissioning operations would not start until 2075 and site restoration would not begin until 2079 — 100 years after the partial meltdown at TMI Reactor 2.

From Clean Technica:

The United States’ Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has apparently “dramatically revised” its three-year forecast for changes in the country’s electrical generating capacity mix, according to the SUN DAY Campaign, with sharp declines expected for fossil fuel and nuclear generation offset by even stronger growth in renewable energy.

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No: I-19-016
July 8, 2019
Contact:
Diane Screnci, 610-337-5330
Neil Sheehan, 610-337-5331

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