Thursday, September 17, 2015

Last of power plant goes down in controlled explosion

Posted By on Thu, Sep 17, 2015 at 4:52 PM

Ritchie Power Plant Implosion, Phase II from Entergy Corp. on Vimeo.


Entergy announced this morning it had completed the leveling of the retired Ritchie Power Plant near Helena with a controlled explosion.

Today's implosion demolished a boiler and a 450-foot emissions stack. Entergy is clearing the site.

Today's work followed a similar explosion in an earlier phase last October.


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