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The location[]

The Tennessee Valley Authority's Sequoyah 1 plant.

1981 accidental[]

8 workers are contaminated when coolant fund leaked into the contaminant building of the Tennessee Valley Authority's Sequoyah 1 plant in Tennessee.

More than 100,000 gallons of radioactive coolant fluid was involved in the leak.

It dose not officially have a INES ratting, but probably was a Level 4 INES Scale event.

Also see[]

  1. Atomic accidents and disasters