DRESDEN NUCLEAR POWER STATION, UNIT 2: NRC Names New Resident Inspector at Prairie Island Nuclear Power Plant
Dresden Nuclear Power Station, Unit 2 issued the following announcement on Sept. 20.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has selected Kevin Pusateri as the
new resident inspector at the Prairie Island nuclear power plant, located in
Welch, Minn., 28 miles southeast of Minneapolis. Prairie Island is operated by
Northern States Power Co.-Minnesota.
Pusateri joined the NRC in 2015 as a reactor engineer in Region III. He
has completed several rotational assignments at the Palisades, Fermi and
Monticello nuclear power plants. Prior to joining the agency, he was a merchant
mariner and worked as a shift test engineer on nuclear aircraft carriers at a
shipyard in Virginia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in marine engineering
systems design from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.
Each commercial nuclear power plant site in the United States has at least two resident
inspectors who monitor day-to-day operations at the plant. Pusateri joins NRC senior resident inspector
Lucas Haeg at the Prairie Island facility.
The NRC resident inspectors at Prairie Island can be reached at 651-388-8209.
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