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Midstate nuclear plants to test emergency sirens this week

Written by Ben Allen, General Assignment Reporter | Dec 1, 2015 3:06 AM
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(Delta) -- Two midstate power plants plan to test their emergency warning sirens this week.

Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station will run the test around one Wednesday afternoon, while Three Mile Island will test its siren at 12:15 on Thursday afternoon.

The semi-annual tests are designed to make sure the sirens that surround the plants are working, and can alert people near-by about any issues.

Peach Bottom has two boiling water reactors that can generate 2,700 megawatts of electricity.

Meanwhile, Three Mile Island generates up to 852 megawatts of power.

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