MU Research Reactor Center to hold emergency drill

Thursday, July 14, 2011 | 7:55 p.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — An emergency drill will take place at the MU Research Reactor Center at about 10 a.m. Monday and will last about an hour.

The simulation will be conducted by various agencies in Columbia, including the Columbia Fire Department, the MU Police Department, University Hospital and Clinics, the MU News Bureau and reactor staff.

This is a real-emergency simulation that includes the emergency response of outside agencies as well as the center. It takes place every two years and is required by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

The MU Research Reactor Center is located south of Stadium Boulevard, west of Providence Road.

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