DRESDEN NUCLEAR POWER STATION, UNIT 2: NRC to Hold Public Meeting to Discuss Licensing Actions for Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant
Dresden Nuclear Power Station, Unit 2 issued the following announcement on Feb. 6.
Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff will meet with the public on Feb. 13 in Hampton, N.H.,
to provide information on licensing actions involving the Seabrook nuclear power plant. The meeting
will begin at 6 p.m., at the Best Western Plus – The Inn at Hampton, 815 Lafayette Rd.
NextEra, the owner and operator of the Seabrook, N.H., plant, applied to the NRC in June 2010
for a 20-year license extension for the facility. In notifications issued on Jan. 11, the NRC staff
indicated that it intended to issue a license amendment on concrete degradation at the plant on or about
Jan. 22, and a renewed license for Seabrook on or about Jan. 30.
In response to significant public interest, the staff issued new notifications on Jan. 22 stating
that the issuance of the licensing actions was being delayed and that staff intended to meet with the
public to discuss the planned actions.
During the Feb. 13 public meeting, NRC staff will discuss its reviews and activities performed
in these areas to support the agency’s decision making and give an opportunity for the public to provide
feedback and ask questions regarding the NRC’s activities and plans. Registration for those seeking to
speak will begin at 5:30 p.m.
The meeting will be transcribed and the information provided will be reviewed.
Original source can be found here.