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Wednesday, September 22, 2010

FitzPatrick plant operation US record

Entergy's James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant (GE BWR-I, 2536 MWt / 852 MWe, online July 28, 1975) just set a US record with 702 days of continuous operation with no failures or safety issues. Read here for details and some other previous records. What a fantastic banner to fly for our side -- this is one that the anti-nuclear crowd can't talk down and can't ignore.

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