If you live within 10 miles of our nuclear power plants, you may have heard outdoor sirens mentioned once or twice. But, do you know what hearing a siren means? Plant neighbors have most likely heard the quarterly outdoor warning siren testing along...
Emergency planning is a top priority in the nuclear industry. Being prepared for any event at a site ensures the safety of the public and nuclear employees. Note: Outdoor warning sirens will be tested on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 as part of regularly scheduled maintenance. No action is required by residents.
If you hear a siren, how can you determine if it’s a test or an emergency? Follow these three steps.
In the highly unlikely event of an emergency at one of our nuclear plants, there are comprehensive plans in place to help ensure the health and safety of every individual whose life we touch, whether young or old, at home or school, in need of special assistance – or even four-legged.
The notification method most people associate with nuclear emergency preparedness is the network of sirens located around each plant. We sat down with a nuclear emergency preparedness specialist at Robinson Nuclear Plant to answer your FAQs about sirens.