|Type of Site:
||Fuel Cycle Facility
Site Status Summary
The NFS plant is located in Unicoi County, TN. It is 0.5 miles southwest of the Erwin City limits and
and 0.2 miles from the Nolichucky River. The site occupies about 70 acres and the elevation is about
30 feet above the Nolichucky River.
NFS has conducted nuclear fuel fabrication and
uranium recovery operations since 1959. The facility
produces nuclear fuel containing both high-enriched and low-enriched uranium.
Major Technical or Regulatory Issues
Some areas of the site (including groundwater) have become contaminated with radioactive material and
chemicals. NFS is engaged in various decommissioning activities that are expected to continue for