STURGIS Nuclear Decommissioning Completed by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Team
In October 2015, the first low-level radiological waste was removed from the STURGIS as part of the decommissioning of reactor aboard the Army’s retired floating nuclear power plant in Galveston, Texas. This removal of the spent fuel rod transfer cask and the spent control rod transfer cask was a significant milestone in the STURGIS decommissioning effort as it marked the beginning of the Corps of Engineers’ radiological decommissioning of the STURGIS, an effort that was completed in 2018.