Alert issued at nuclear plant in South Alabama

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CLANTON, Ala.-The Alabama Emergency Management Agency has been advised that an incident classified as an “Alert” has been declared at the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Electric Generating Plant near Dothan. The Governor has been notified & briefed on the status of the plant.

According to the Alabama Emergency Management Agency,  there has been no radiation release.   No protective actions are required at this time for the public’s health and safety.

The AEMA will monitor changes or developments in the situation.

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