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Watts Bar Unit 2 is Substantially Complete, TVA Requests Issuance of License

SPRING CITY, Tenn., Aug. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority has sent documentation to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission informing them that construction of the Watts Bar Unit 2 nuclear reactor is substantially complete. The letter provides a list of remaining key activities which will be finished prior to operations and requests that an operating license be issued for the unit.

The "substantially complete" letter is a major construction and licensing milestone for the project.

For the NRC to issue an operating license, TVA must show that construction is substantially complete, that the facility will operate according to the license ...

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