Most People Have No Idea You Can Tour This Nuclear Power Plant In Idaho
Idaho has a lot going for it – the beautiful landscapes, abundant wildlife, and endless opportunities for recreation just to name few. But did you know that Idaho also paved the way for the rest of the country in the using nuclear power for commercial use? It might sound bizarre, but it’s true! Arco, Idaho is known for being the first city ever to be powered solely by nuclear power. The area has had more nuclear reactors built on their land than any place in the entire world (over 50!). One of these nuclear power plants is called the Experimental Breeder Reactor I and has been turned into a museum open to the general public to tour. Check it out!
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