Browns Ferry Emergency Drill May 1 To Involve TVA, Federal, State And Local Agencies

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Emergency responders from federal, state and local agencies will join Tennessee Valley Authority personnel in an emergency preparedness drill involving the Browns Ferry nuclear plant on Wednesday, May 1. 

The drill is part of an ongoing series of training drills and exercises required by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to ensure an effective and coordinated response to protect the health and safety of the public in the unlikely event of an emergency at Browns Ferry. 

The exercise will involve hundreds of personnel working in multiple locations, including near the plant and at the Joint Information Center in Decatur. Residents may see increased vehicle traffic in the local area and hear on- and off-site sirens briefly activated during the drill. 

A similar graded exercise will be conducted on June 26, and results will be shared in a public meeting at a later date.


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