Regulators discuss safety at Richland Co. nuclear fuel plant
Wed, 11 May 2011 09:33:57 GMT —
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.Related Stories... Future of nuclear power discussed in Columbia SCE&G taking nuclear unit offline for refueling Midlands nuclear site opens for rare look inside
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.)