DRESDEN NUCLEAR POWER STATION, UNIT 2: NRC Names New Senior Resident Inspector at Byron Nuclear Power Plant
Dresden Nuclear Power Station, Unit 2 issued the following announcement on Feb. 7.
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has selected Diana BetancourtRoldán
as the new senior resident inspector at the Byron nuclear power plant. The
two-unit plant is located in Byron, Ill., 17 miles southwest of Rockford.
Betancourt-Roldán joined the NRC as a reactor engineer in Region III in
2006. She has served as a resident inspector at the Braidwood nuclear power plant
and as an acting senior resident inspector at the Point Beach nuclear power plant.
She earned a bachelor’s of chemical engineering degree from the University of
Puerto Rico and also holds a master’s of mechanical engineering degree from the
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Each commercial nuclear power plant site in the United States has at least two resident
inspectors who monitor day-to-day operations. Betancourt-Roldán joins NRC resident inspector
Christopher Hunt at the Byron facility. They will serve as the agency’s eyes and ears at the facility,
conducting inspections and monitoring significant work projects.
The NRC resident inspectors can be reached at (630) 829-9507.
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