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Prairie Island Nuclear

Licensed reactor operator at Prairie Island violates Fitness for Duty policy

On Wednesday, a licensed reactor operator at the Prairie Island nuclear power plant in Minnesota was found to be in violation of the Fitness for Duty policy. The licensee suspended the operator’s access…

Limerick Nuclear Power Plant

NRC grants Limerick reactors license renewal

The United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission has determined to renew the operating licenses for the Unit 1 and Unit 2 reactors at the Limerick Generating Station in Pennsylvania, for 20 additional years of…

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Control rod dropped during refueling outage at Cooper nuclear power plant

Over the weekend a contract worker at the Cooper nuclear power plant in Nebraska dropped a 14 foot control rod blade onto the nuclear reactor core during refueling operations. Workers were replacing the…

Catawba

Duke Energy supervisor in violation of Fitness for Duty Policy

A Duke Energy supervisor at the Catawba nuclear power plant in South Carolina was determined to be in violation of the Fitness for Duty Policy.  The licensee suspended the supervisor’s access to the…

DC Cook Nuclear Power Plant - MI

D.C. Cook foreman fails fitness for duty test

A foreman working at the the D.C. Cook nuclear power plant in Michigan tested positive for alcohol during a random fitness for duty test.  The licensee terminated the employee’s access to the facility….

ColumbiaGeneratingStation

Columbia generating station supervisor fails fitness for duty test

On Monday, a supervisor at the Columbia Generating Station in Washington confirmed positive for a controlled substance after a random fitness for duty test. The licensee terminated the employee’s access to the plant….

Surry Power Station

Surry supervisor fails fitness for duty test

On Thursday, July 17th, a supervisory employee at the Surry nuclear power plant in Virginia confirmed positive for alcohol during a follow-up fitness for duty test.  A follow-up fitness for duty test is…

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Crystal River supervisor violates fitness for duty policy

On Thursday, July 10th, around 10:00 am an employee supervisor at the Crystal River nuclear power plant in Florida was found to be in violation of the Fitness for Duty policy.  The licensee…

Watts Bar Nuclear Power Plant

Watts Bar supervisor tests positive for alcohol

A supervisor at the Watts Bar nuclear power plant in Tennessee tested positive for alcohol during a random fitness for duty test on Monday. The facility terminated the supervisor’s access to the plant….

Beaver Valley Nuclear

Licensed reactor operator violates fitness for duty policy

A licensed reactor operator at the Beaver Valley nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania was found to have violated the site’s fitness for duty policy. The determination was made on June 27th, 2014 around…

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Vogtle worker confirmed positive for a controlled substance

A employee at the Vogtle nuclear power plant in Georgia confirmed positive for a controlled substance during a random fitness for duty test on Tuesday.  The licensee terminated the employee’s access to the…

Susquehanna Steam Electric Station

Susquehanna Unit 2 shut down for turbine repairs

Control room operators at the Susquehanna nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania began shutting down the Unit 2 reactor on Wednesday in order to inspect and replace turbine blades that are suspected to have…

LaSalle Nuclear Power Plant

Supervisor at Lasalle nuclear power plant fails fitness for duty test

A employee supervisor at the Lasalle nuclear power plant in Illinois failed a for-cause fitness for duty test after confirming positive for alcohol.  The licensee suspended the employee’s access to the facility. Fitness…

Browns Ferry

Browns Ferry supervisor fails fitness for duty test

A supervisor at the Browns Ferry nuclear power plant in Alabama failed a random fitness for duty test on Wednesday after confirming positive for alcohol.  The licensee terminated the employee’s access to the…

Vogtle Construction

Supervisor at Vogtle nuclear power plant confirms positive for illegal substance

An employee supervisor at the Vogtle nuclear power plant in Georgia confirmed positive for a controlled substance during a fitness for duty test.  The licensee terminated the employee’s access to the facility. Source:…

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Licensed reactor operator violates fitness for duty policy

A licensed reactor operator at the Palo Verde nuclear power plant in Arizona failed the site’s fitness for duty test due to alcohol last Friday during a random test.  The licensee withdrew the…

Grand Gulf

Grand Gulf reactor operator suspended from duty after testing positive for illegal substance twice

Richard Brian Smith, a reactor operator at the Grand Gulf nuclear power station, was the subject of an order issued by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission which prohibits him from any NRC-licensed activities for…

Braidwood Nuclear Power Plant - Exelon

Exelon worker charged after bringing weapon to nuclear power plant

According to the Will County Sheriff’s Office, Mark A. Garcia, 32, from Austin Texas, was charged with the unlawful use of a weapon after he showed up for work with a 9-millimeter handgun…

Fitzpatrick Nuclear Power Plant

Fitzpatrick supervisor released after positive drug test

A non-licensed supervisor at the Fitzpatrick nuclear power plant in New York had their access to the site revoked on Friday.   The supervisor tested positive for drugs during a random fitness for duty…

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Contract supervisor confirms positive on follow-up fitness for duty test

A contract supervisor at the Waterford nuclear power plant in Louisiana confirmed positive for alcohol on a follow-up fitness for duty test.  The supervisor has had their access to the facility terminated. Source:…

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