The Tennessee Valley Authority has erected a retaining wall on the Northeast side of the Tennessee River, near Watts Bar Dam and Watts Bar Nuclear Plant outside Spring City, Tenn. Faulty figures discovered during new calculations with better technology have TVA and the Nuclear Regulator Commission looking at TVA's new flood preparations for Watts Bar and Sequoyah nuclear plants.
Photo by Patrick Smith .
published Monday, December 3rd, 2012
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ATLANTA -- Officials with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission are asking TVA for more information on the utility's plan to keep floodwaters from disabling either Sequoyah or Watts Bar nuclear plants.