Watts Bar Nuclear Plant ready to start in 2015

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The Unit 2 reactor at the Watts Bar Power Plant has been under construction for four decades and still needs another year or two to resolve lingering equipment, flooding and documentation questions.

But federal regulators have concluded there are no environmental impacts that would preclude the 1,200-megawatt unit from getting an operating license. TVA's top nuclear building director said he expects the reactor to generate power by 2015.

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