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April 21, 2011

Old nuke plant energizes local economy

  • The Satsop site is now used for such things as training firefighters and tunnel machine personnel, making storage tanks, testing acoustics, and providing power through a gas-fired plant.
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    Photo courtesy of BMT — Northwest [enlarge]
    Brown-Minneapolis Tank — Northwest makes bulk storage tanks in the former twin-turbine building at Satsop.

    It may not provide the nuclear power as originally intended, but the power plant at Satsop continues to energize the local economy.

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