Federal regulators today slapped the Tennessee Valley Authority with a $145,000 fine for submitting inaccurate information about the reliability of power service to the last new nuclear reactor licensed in America.

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said an inspection this summer at the Watts Bar Nuclear Power Plant near Spring City, Tennessee concluded that TVA repeatedly submitted incomplete and inaccurate information to regulators about the adequacy of an off-site electric power system.

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