A publication of Appalachian Voices


A publication of Appalachian Voices

Energy Report

TVA Milestone at Nuclear Plant

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission voted in May to issue an operating license to Watts Bar Unit 2, a nuclear power reactor owned by the Tennessee Valley Authority, pending additional regulatory requirements. If approved, Watts Bar 2 would be the first commercial nuclear reactor licensed in the United States since the first unit at the Watts Bar plant in 1996.

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