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Former Nuclear Plant Employees Convene for Reunion

 

October 12, 2018

Gibbie Buchholtz

Decommissioned Nuclear Power Plant

by Elroy Reed

On October 7, 2018, former and current workers affiliated with the Zion Nuclear Plant owned by ComEd gathered together for a reunion at the Illinois Beach Hotel. Approximately 140 former employees gathered for the event. According to Jim LaFontaine, an official source, some of the attendees traveled from as far away as San Diego, California, Boise, Idaho, and Tampa, Florida. They ranged in age from 50 to 87 years of age.

Several of the original Technical Staff Engineers who worked for Sargent & Lundy, the engineering company that designed the site, attended...



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