Investigation underway after beer bottle found in protected area at Waterford 3

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Wednesday May 23rd, at approximately 1700 hours, a beer bottle was discovered in a trash can inside the protected area at Waterford Nuclear Power plant.  The bottle was discovered during trash collection by housekeeping personnel who reported the discovery to their supervision.

The bottle was determined to contain remnants of moisture and had an odor of beer, constituting the potential presence of alcohol.

It was found in the Construction Support Building, not in a Vital Area. This has been entered into the Corrective Action Program and investigation has been in progress.

Source: NRC Event Notifications

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