Nuclear, Reactors

NRC fines Wisconsin Electric

Issue 2 and Volume 101.

NRC fines Wisconsin Electric

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has fined Wisconsin Electric Power Co. $325,000 for violations that occurred last summer in operations of the Point Beach Nuclear Plant.

“We concur with the specific recommendations by the NRC. We have initiated prompt and aggressive actions to correct the immediate concerns raised by the NRC. In addition, we continue to work with industry experts and make use of other resources in a multifaceted effort to address the underlying cause of this decline in performance,” said Dick Grigg, COO, in a statement issued immediately following the NRC fine. “We are committed to the safe and efficient operation of Point Beach through compliance with technical specifications, NRC regulatio