Regulators discuss safety at Richland Co. nuclear fuel plant

COLUMBIA (WACH, AP) -- Federal regulators are scheduled to discuss safety at the Westinghouse nuclear fuel plant on Bluff Road in Lower Richland County.

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission said in a news release that it will meet with Westinghouse management on Wednesday to talk about the results of a safety review. The meeting will be held at the State Museum in Columbia and is open to the public.

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Regulators reviewed Westinghouse's performance for 2009 and 2010. The review concluded that the company operated in a safe manner, but said actions taken by Westinghouse to address violations from 2009 were not effective.

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(The Associated Press contributed to this report.)