decommissioning and site restoration

of the Zion Station | Schedule

Decommissioning preparations began in 2007


  • Project start date September 1, 2010
  • Spent fuel removed from wet storage to a dry storage facility. Start demolition of Fuel Storage Building by 2014
  • Completion of plant dismantlement and site restoration work (except for the spent fuel storage facility) in 2018
  • Partial site release from NRC license in 2020
  • After the site is restored, the electrical switchyard and spent fuel storage facility will remain
  • Site ready for beneficial reuse in 2020

Action now will improve the environment, conserve resources, and save money.

ZionSolutions Plan :

Cleanup accelerated by 12 years


2020, Cleanup Complete


2010, Cleanup Begins


The Original Plan :

2032, Cleanup Complete


2013, Cleanup Begins