Murphie, William
January 1991
Energy Journal;1991 Special Issue, p119
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the cost management of the decommissioning of the Shippingport Atomic Power Station in Pennsylvania. Under the decommissioning project, the power plant will be reduced to a greenfield condition. Following a decommissioning assessment by Nuclear Energy Services Inc. (NES), it was decided that taking the immediate dismantlement approach will lead to lower costs. It is said that the success of the Shippingport decommissioning project shows that decommissioning can be planned and executed with accuracy and reasonable costs.


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