Office of Public Affairs, Region I
Contact:† Diane Screnci, 610/337-5330
††††††††††††††† Neil Sheehan, 610/337-5331
November 26, 2007
NRC SCHEDULES PUBLIC MEETING FOR DEC. 3 ON RESULTS
OF FOLLOW-UP SECURITY INSPECTION AT PEACH BOTTOM NUCLEAR PLANT
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will conduct a
public meeting on Monday, Dec. 3, to discuss the preliminary results of a
follow-up inspection on security issues at the Peach Bottom nuclear power plant.
The plant is located in Delta (
The meeting, which will be between NRC staff and
Exelon, is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. at the Peach Bottom Inn, at
A four-member NRC team was at Peach Bottom during the week of Nov. 5 to conduct the inspection. The inspection was a follow-up to an Augmented Inspection Team (AIT) review carried out by the NRC at the plant in September to determine whether there had been inattentiveness on the part of security guards there. The AIT confirmed there had been multiple occasions on which multiple security officers were inattentive.
While the focus of the AIT was fact-finding, the
purpose of the follow-up inspection was to assess the significance of any
findings, evaluate Exelonís root-case analysis of the inattentiveness issues
and determine if its corrective actions are sufficient to prevent recurrence. The
follow-up inspection team included specialists from the NRCís Region I Office
A report on the inspection teamís findings will be issued within 30 days after the Dec. 3rd meeting.
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