Public comment period extended on Watts Bar nuclear reactor

Public comment period extended on Watts Bar nuclear reactor

December 27th, 2011 by Pam Sohn in Local Regional News

Watts Bar

Photo by Photo by Kimberly McMillian

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has extended the public comment period on its preliminary finding that there are no environmental impacts to stop an operating license for the under-construction Watts Bar 2 reactor near Spring City, Tenn.

The comment period was to end today, but has been extended to Jan. 24, according to a notice posted Friday in the Federal Register.

For complete details, see tomorrow's Times Free Press,