United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Peach Bottom - Unit 1

1.0 Site Identification

Type of Site: Power Reactor Facility
Location: Delta, PA
License No.: DPR-12
Docket No.: 50-171
License Status: SAFSTOR
Project Manager: Stephen Giebel

2.0 Site Status Summary

Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station, Unit 1 was a 200 Mwt, high temperature, gas cooled reactor that was operated from June of 1967 to its final shutdown on October 31, 1974. All spent fuel has been removed from the site, and the spent fuel pool is drained and decontaminated. The reactor vessel, primary system piping, and steam generators remain in place.

The facility is currently in a SAFSTOR condition. The post-shutdown decommissioning activities report meeting was held on June 29, 1998. Final decommissioning is not expected until 2034 when Units 2 and 3 are scheduled to shut down. The current decommissioning cost estimate is $181.6 million. The current amount of decommissioning funds accumulated through December 31, 2009, is $43.9 million. The utility will collect approximately $2.2 million annually through 2032 to accumulate sufficient funding.

3.0 Major Technical or Regulatory Issues

None

4.0 Estimated Date For Closure

12/31/2034

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