BRACEVILLE, Ill. (Aug. 26, 2009) - Exelon Nuclear's Braidwood Generating Station will host its next Community Information Night on Wednesday, Sept. 9. Members of the public can learn about Braidwood's plant operations, including information on the recent Unit 2 outage.
Plant experts will also discuss the tritium remediation progress as well as Braidwood Station's plans for long-term spent fuel storage - also known as dry cask storage.
The information night will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. at Cinder Ridge Golf Course, 24801 Lakepoint Drive in Wilmington. Exelon representatives, technical experts and officials from various agencies - including the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA), and Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) - will be on hand to provide information and answer questions on a one-on-one basis with attendees about the operation of Braidwood Station.
Refreshments will be served and takeaway information will be available at the information meeting. More information on the tritium remediation project can be found at www.braidwoodtritium.info.
For more information about the event please contact Site Communications Manager Neal Miller at (815) 417-3184.
Braidwood Generating Station is approximately 60 miles southwest of Chicago. The station's two nuclear energy units can produce a total of more than 2,300 megawatts at full power - enough electricity to power more than two million homes.