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Energy Northwest Plant Shutting Down for Refueling

RICHLAND, Wash.- Energy Northwest's Columbia Generating Station will shut down Saturday for refueling.

The nuclear power plant is expected to be off-line for about a month.

250 fuel rods will be replaced.

Energy Northwest shuts the plant down about every two years for refueling.

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