Healthy Communities

Nuclear Planning and Response

The Arkansas Department of Health’s Nuclear Planning and Response program is responsible for emergency planning and response to emergencies involving Arkansas Nuclear One (ANO) near Russellville, in Pope County.

This program works with four counties within 10 miles of ANO who could be subject to evacuation or other protective measures in the event of an emergency.  These potentially affected counties are Pope, Logan, Johnson, and Yell.  The program also works with Conway County, which would host evacuees from the Russellville area.

In addition to responding in the event of an emergency, other Nuclear Planning and Response functions include:


Emergency Instructions Arkansas Nuclear One   English | Spanish



Office Address Phone Fax
Nuclear Planning and Response P.O. Box 1749
Russellville, AR  72811


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Arkansas Department of Health
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