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Inspector of welds at nuclear station falsified results

U.S. Attorney: Sulphur man inspecting Lake Charles nuclear facility lied about certification BY   | LCOOK@THEADVOCATE.COM JUL 29, 2016 A Sulphur man who lied about being certified to inspect welds on a Port of Lake Charles nuclear module will be sentenced in November after pleading guilty to a federal criminal charge for providing the false information, U.S. Attorney Stephanie Finley’s office announced Friday.

Joseph B. Burnworth, 35, admitted to one count of submission of false information as part of a plea agreement, the release states.

Burnworth’s plea agreement shows he conducted more than 150 visual inspections of welds on an under-construction nuclear module, a large metal structure designed to hold a nuclear reactor, from April 2013 to August …..2013.


July 30, 2016 - Posted by | incidents, USA

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