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Nuclear Weather Report: South Texas Project Nuclear Power Plant still online, No status on Kingsville Dome Uranium Mine and Processing Facility

2017/08/28

North America – USA | State of Texas, Bay City –  South Texas Project, Unit 1 & 2 Nuclear Power Plant
Location: 28°47’44.0″N 96°02’56.0″W
Present Operational Age: ~30 years
Emergency Level: Extreme Weather Event

As of today (28 August 2017) the NRC official report shows both reactors are still operational and according to the report it shows operation at 100 percent

Nuclear Worker: “Imminent flood coming” near nuke plant from Hurricane Harvey… “Potentially catastrophic”… Running out of food… Working tirelessly to manage problems… Area turned “upside down” — Nearby river forecast to rise 50 ft and overtop levees, “Major Flood Stage” (VIDEO)

Published: August 28th, 2017 at 3:21 am ET

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“Biblical” hurricane expected to hit US nuclear plant — Experts fear epic catastrophe — Rainfall could be “nearly apocalyptic… borderline unfathomable… unprecedented” — Wind gusts near 150 MPH expected (VIDEOS)

WOAI, Aug 24, 2017 (emphasis added): Hurricane Harvey is setting its sights on the area around Corpus Christi… Located not far from where Harvey is expected to make landfall is the South Texas Nuclear Project nuclear power plant. Spokesman Buddy Eiler says the facility was ‘designed to sustain a storm,’ and there are plans in place to shut down operations if necessary…

STP Nuclear Operating Co., Aug 24, 2017: A Hurricane Warning has been declared for several counties in Southeast Texas, including Matagorda County. Hurricane Harvey is expected to make landfall near Corpus Christi on Friday, possibly as a category 3… At STP, we are tracking this storm closely and are making on-site preparations

STP Nuclear Operating Co., Aug 24, 2017: It is expected to intensify to a Category 3 hurricane before landfall… Significant flooding is likely for much of coastal and southeast Texas…

Published: August 25th, 2017 at 4:01 am ET

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More Information

A Zoom Earth satellite map: https://zoom.earth/#28.775032,-96.050377,13z,map

Population centers near South Texas nuclear power plant.

Population centers near South Texas nuclear power plant. Image Source: Texas VOX

Population near aging Texas nuclear plants.

Population near aging Texas nuclear plants. Image Source: Texas VOX

South Texas Project, Unit 1 Nuclear Power Plant

South Texas Project Nuclear Power Plant. Bay City, Texas. Photo courtesy of South Texas Nuclear Generating Station

Colorado River near Bay City – Major Record Flood Stage

According to National Weather Service, the Colorado River near Bay City was at a depth of around 2 feet on Aug 24, 2017. The river is forecast to be over 51 ft this week, an increase of nearly 50 feet — and at a “Major Flood Stage”.

Colorado River (TX) near Bay City

See Also

Agreement State-Regulated Uranium Recovery Sites Undergoing Decommissioning

Rio Grande Resources Corporation (RGR), a subsidiary of General Atomics – Hobson, TX

Everest Exploration, Inc. – Hobson and Dinero, TX

Intercontinental Energy Corporation – Three Rivers, TX

ExxonMobil Corporation – Three Rivers, TX

ConocoPhillips Company – Falls City, TX

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North America – USA | State of Texas, Kleberg County, 35 miles southwest of Corpus Christi
Kingsville Dome uranium mine and processing facility

 Kingsville Dome ISL uranium mine and processing plant - Kleberg County, Texas

Kingsville Dome ISL uranium mine and processing plant – Kleberg County, Texas. Image: http://www.powertechexposed.com/KVD.jpg

Texas Processing Facility and Projects.

Texas Processing Facility and Projects. This map shows the location of our Hobson Processing Facility and main projects in Texas. Image: UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION – FORM 10-K – URANIUM ENERGY CORP

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