Is Palisades Nuclear Power Station Secure

Is Palisades Nuclear Power Station Secure

Palisades Nuclear Power Station is both safe and secure against natural and man-made events. Palisades Nuclear Power Station provides protection at the plant through a highly trained security force, detection capabilities and physical barriers, as well as a highly qualified brigade of first responders and local, state, and federal security agencies.

In addition to skilled security personnel, there are several security barriers on-site within each building and only a limited number of employees are able to access to the highly restricted areas. All sensitive areas include cameras, stationary and patrolling armed guards, turn-styles and digital access points, which make it nearly impossible for any individual to go unnoticed.


While the containment structure plays a significant safety role, it also plays a major security role. In addition to the numerous safety measures in place to protect contain the materials in the reactor core, the rugged and robust physical structure also plays a key role in securing keeping the core from outside attacks of any kind.


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