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Demolition of Fort Greely's old nuclear plant to begin this year

Posted on AllSides June 20th, 2024
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The Army Corps of Engineers has decided to begin demolition of Fort Greely’s long-mothballed nuclear power plant this summer, a year earlier than planned. That means trucks will begin hauling construction debris off-site this fall. The SM-1A nuclear power plant was taken off-line back in 1972, and the most radioactive reactor components were removed. More than 50 years later, the building that housed the reactor is scheduled for demolition. On Tuesday, the head of a Corps of Engineers team in charge of the dismantling and decommissioning project gave a tour...

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