Plan & Prepare
Kinds of Emergencies at a Nuclear Generating Station
A minor problem has taken place. No release of radioactive matter is expected. Federal, state and county officials will be notified.
you will not have to do anything.
This is also a minor problem. Small amounts of radioactive matter could be released inside the plant. Officials will be notified and asked
to stand by. Probably, you will not have to do anything.
Site Area Emergency
This is a more serious problem. Small amounts of radioactive matter could be released into the area near the plant. Sirens may be sounded, which
means state officials have important emergency information available for you. Tune your radio to one of the EAS radio stations listed on the inside front cover.
This is the most serious kind of problem. Radioactive matter could be released outside the plant. You may have to take protective actions. Sirens
will be sounded. Tune your radio to one of the EAS radio stations to receive information from state officials.