Energy Solutions To Begin Work in January To Remove Radioactive Fuel Rods

December 2013
Nuclear Waste News;12/27/2013, Vol. 33 Issue 24, p8
The article reports that Utah-based EnergySolutions Inc. will start its work in January 2014 to remove the radioactive fuel rods from the closed Zion nuclear power plant near Lake Michigan. It informs that the Zion plant is owned by Chicago, Illinois-based Exelon Corp. and is the largest project in U.S. nuclear power industry. It states that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has reported that the project is the first decommissioning project to take place in a deregulated electricity market.


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