TMI EMERGENCY SIREN TEST SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 2
Sirens to sound for three minutes at 12:15 p.m.
TWP, PA (May 31, 2016) — Exelon Generation will conduct its
semi-annual, full volume test of the emergency warning sirens
surrounding Three Mile Island Generating Station on Thursday, June 2 at
approximately 12:15 p.m. This is one of two semi-annual tests performed
The TMI emergency warning siren system consists of
96 sirens located in parts of Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon
and York counties that are located within a 10-mile radius of TMI. The
purpose of the sirens is to alert residents to tune to an Emergency
Alert Broadcast Station for information from Pennsylvania state
officials. During the test the Emergency Alert Broadcast System will
not be activated.
Three Mile Island Generating Station is
located approximately 12 miles south of Harrisburg. The plant generates
enough carbon-free electricity for 800,000 homes.