Wis. nuclear plant's decommissioning could cost nearly $1B

Dominion Resources may need to spend nearly $1 billion for the decommissioning of its Kewaunee nuclear plant in Wisconsin. The facility will be shut down May 7 and all the buildings on the 900-acre site will be demolished, leaving only the concrete casks containing spent nuclear fuel. "We've got 60 years to turn it back to a 'greenfield' site," said company spokesman Mark Kanz.

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