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Illinois residents who live within a 10 mile radius of one of the state's six nuclear plants can get pills to protect themselves from radiation in case of an accident.
The Illinois Emergency Management Agency announced today that potassium iodide pills will be available for residents of more than 60,000 homes near the plants.
Vouchers will be distributed in the mail by mid December.
Potassium Iodide protects the thyroid gland from the effects of radioactive iodine, which could be released in the event of a nuclear accident.
In addition to the Quad Cities Generating Plant near Cordova, Illinois has nuclear plants near Braidwood, Byron, Clinton, Dresden, and LaSalle.