LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT: Freezing temperatures will develop later tonight, causing damage to flowers and plants that are left exposed to the cold. Be sure to bring in your potted plants before you go to bed, as lows drop into the lower to mid 20s...about 25 degrees for Knoxville and Oak Ridge.
FILE - In this March 16, 2011 photo, steam escapes from Exelon Corp.'s nuclear plant in Byron, Ill.(AP Photo/Robert Ray, File)
SODDY DAISY, Tenn. (AP) -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will hold public meetings in Soddy Daisy to discuss the agency's review of the Tennessee Valley Authority's application to renew the operating license of the Sequoyah nuclear power plant.
The meetings will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Soddy Daisy City Hall. NRC staff members will explain the license renewal process and solicit public comments on the environmental review.
TVA's current operating licenses for the plant's two pressurized-water reactors are set to expire in 2020 and 2021. TVA is asking NRC to renew the licenses for an additional 20 years
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