Emergency testing, training Aug. 2-3 in Dakota, Goodhue, Hennepin counties

Safety agencies will be conducting testing and training at locations in Dakota, Goodhue and Hennepin counties on Tuesday and Wednesday.People can e...

August 2, 2022
6:04 PM

Safety agencies will be conducting testing and training at locations in Dakota, Goodhue and Hennepin counties on Tuesday and Wednesday.People can expect simulated emergency training at the Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant in Dakota and Goodhue counties, citywide alert system testing in Plymouth, and police training exercises at Concord Elementary School in Edina.Those in Wisconsin can also expect field training activities in Pierce County, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety says.Minnesota and Wisconsin state and city agencies say they will run a simulated emergency Tuesday to test federal, state and local readiness in the 'unlikely event of a nuclear generating plant incident' at Prairie Island.

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