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Holtec, owner of closed Oyster Creek nuclear station faces security violation fine.

Owner of closed nuclear plant faces security-violation fine, KPVI, Dec 22, 2021 

LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Wednesday it plans to fine the owners of the shuttered Oyster Creek nuclear power plant $150,000 for security violations at the New Jersey site.

The agency would not reveal the nature of the violations, citing security concerns, but said the site’s overall security program “remains effective.”

Holtec Decommissioning International LLC has 30 days to pay the fine or contest it.

The company issued a statement saying that “protecting the security and safety of the public is the number one priority of Holtec International at all our facilities. ……………. The NRC said Holtec has taken steps to address the violations.

December 24, 2021 - Posted by | safety, USA

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