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Cost of decommissioning Kewaunee Power Station near $1 billion

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KEWAUNEE, WI (WTAQ) - After the Kewaunee Power Station shuts down, owner Dominion Resources will have 60 years to clean up the location and turn it into what is called a “greenfield site.”

Experts are putting the cost of decommissioning the nuclear reactor at almost a billion dollars.

The plant is scheduled to close May 7th, ending hundreds of good jobs for that part of eastern Wisconsin.

All buildings will be torn down and low-level radioactive waste shipped out of state. Spent fuel will be held there until 2021, when the U.S. Department of Energy says it will start accepting nuclear waste from commercial reactors.

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is holding a meeting Wednesday in Kewaunee.

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