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Sirens yesterday caught police and everyone else by surprise

Jan. 20. By TL Bernthal. The Cornelius Police Department and other law enforcement agencies, along with the public, were surprised yesterday morning when the sirens sounded for an emergency at McGuire Nuclear Station. The silent alarm testing sounded by accident when audible sirens were activated. Law enforcement and other officials receive notification for all planned […]

Meet McGuire Nuclear Station’s site vice president over refreshments and get to know your local nuclear plant

July 21. McGuire Nuclear Station site vice president Ed Pigott wants to get to know plant neighbors over coffee and pastries. Residents are invited to attend an in-person event hosted by the EnergyExplorium at McGuire Nuclear Station from 10 am to 11:30 am on Saturday July 30. Guests will learn more about the site vice […]

It’s only a test, on April 13

April 5. The 67 outdoor warning sirens around the McGuire Nuclear Station will be tested between 11 am and 1 pm on Wednesday, April 13. They will sound for five to 30 seconds, possibly more than once. Learn more For more info about nuclear emergency preparedness, visit duke-energy.com/NuclearEP.

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This is just a test!

July 12. More than five dozen warning sirens around the McGuire Nuclear Station will be tested for three minutes between 11 am and 1 pm this Wednesday, July 14. Some sirens may sound more than once. It may be disconcerting, but the tests are necessary in case there is an emergency. Public safety officials in […]

No need for alarm Jan. 13

Jan. 12. More than five dozen outdoor warning sirens around the McGuire Nuclear Station will be tested between 11 am and 1 pm Wednesday, Jan. 13. The test will last for three minutes; some sirens many sound more than once. The test is performed in cooperation with emergency officials in Mecklenburg, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln and […]

Free Potassium Iodide available Saturday at Alexander Middle

Oct. 22. Potassium Iodide will be distributed free of charge to residents and employers within the 10-mile Emergency Planning Zone (EPZ) of the McGuire Nuclear Power Plant from 9 am to 1 pm Oct. 24 at the Alexander Middle School in Huntersville. This distribution was planned for this past spring but was delayed due to […]