Sequoyah Nuclear Plant Units 1 and 2 are located in Soddy-Daisy, Tennessee approximately 9.5 miles northeast of Chattanooga, Tennessee. The Westinghouse PWRs are owned and operated by Tennessee Valley Authority. Unit 1 is licensed to operated until September 17, 2020. Unit 2 is licensed to operate until September 15, 2021.
The ISFSI for Sequoyah began accepting SNF in 2004 pursuant to a general license. The ISFSI is located outside the plant’s security perimeter but within its own security fence approximately 1,400 southeast of the reactor buildings and 500 feet northeast of the cooling towers. The ISFSI consists of 4 concrete pads, each approximately 250 feet long by 60 feet wide and each housing 20 modules. As of December 2011, there were 1,024 SNF assemblies stored in 32 dry casks. The cask manufacturer is Holtec — the Hi-Storm 100 cask system and the MPC-32 canister type. As of the end of 2010, there were 1,500 metric tons of SNF stored at the two nuclear power plant sites located in the State of Tennessee — Sequoyah and Watts Bar.
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