TMI-2 Solutions is applying to change its license to say it is decommissioning the plant by disposing of radioactive materials at a commercial site or decontaminating materials on site.
Taking down the structures will mark the beginning of the end for a fixture of the central Pennsylvania landscape.
TMI-2 Solutions is one of a few companies that aim to turn a profit by dismantling nuclear sites using less money than what’s in a dedicated fund.
State environmental regulators are withdrawing their objection to a proposed license transfer for Three Mile Island’s Unit 2 reactor, after raising concerns over an accelerated decommissioning at the site.
Three Mile Island operator, surrounding communities to scale back emergency planning for shuttered site
Starting in January 2021, Exelon won’t have to maintain a 10-mile planning zone around the plant and it can end off-site radiation monitoring and regular siren tests.
The Department of Environmental Protection raised several concerns related to the license transfer of TMI’s damaged Unit 2, including that “there are vast areas in the plant with unknown radiological conditions.”