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The World's Oldest Operating Nuclear Power Reactors 

By Amelia Hennighausen and Eric Roston - 2013-10-18T17:24:06Z

Photograph by Constellation Energy Group Inc. via Bloomberg

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3. Scriba, New York

The U.S. nuclear industry spent $86.6 billion in capital investments from 1990 to 2011. Operations and maintenance ran $16.5 billion in 2011 alone. This spending helps keep the plants running at high capacity — about 90 percent every year for the last decade, according to Steve Kerekes of the Nuclear Energy Institute.

Left, Constellation Energy Group Inc.'s Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station, in Scriba, New York, sits on the bank of Lake Ontario. It went into service on the same day as Oyster Creek (previous slide), December 1, 1969. A July report from Vermont Law School's Institute for Energy and the Environment included Nine Mile Point in a group of U.S. plants at risk of shutdown because of age, cost, safety issues and other factors. 

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