Peach Bottom nuclear plant to test emergency sirens

Lindsey O'Laughlin
York Dispatch
Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station

Exelon Generation, the nuclear power company that runs the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station, will perform a semi-annual routine test of its emergency sirens around 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5. 

The emergency warning siren system comprises 97 sirens scattered within a 10-mile radius of the nuclear power plant. Exelon said in a news release that the sirens are not an evacuation alert, but instead are meant to direct residents to a local Emergency Alert Broadcast television or radio station.

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