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General Electric Co. – Vallecitos Boiling Water Reactor (VBWR)

1.0 Site Identification

Type of Site: Power Reactor
Location: Sunol, CA
License No.: DPR-1
Docket No.: 50-18
License Status: SAFSTOR
Project Manager: Jack Parrott

2.0 Site Status Summary

The VBWR was shutdown in 1963 and NRC issued a possession only license in 1965. The license was renewed in 1973 and the license has remained effective under the provisions of 10 CFR 50.51(b). The facility has been maintained in SAFSTOR condition. The licensee plans to maintain the facility in SAFSTOR until ongoing nuclear activities are terminated and the entire site can be decommissioned. GE has a self-guarantee instrument. The spent fuel has been removed from the site.

3.0 Major Technical or Regulatory Issues

None

4.0 Estimated Date For Closure

2019

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