DRESDEN NUCLEAR POWER STATION, UNIT 2: NRC Names Senior Resident Inspector at Farley Nuclear Plant
Dresden Nuclear Power Station, Unit 2 issued the following announcement on March 1.
Nuclear Regulatory Commission officials in Atlanta have selected Peter
Meier as the agency’s senior resident inspector at Southern Nuclear Operating
Co.’s Farley nuclear power plant, located near Columbia, Ala., about 20 miles
east of Dothan.
Meier joins NRC Resident Inspector Ken Miller at the two-unit site.
Meier joined the NRC in May 2015 in the Region I (King of Prussia,
Pa.) Office as a project engineer. Before accepting the Farley position, Meier
was the NRC resident inspector at the Seabrook nuclear plant in New
Prior to joining the agency, Meier was a licensed senior reactor operator and system engineer at
the Turkey Point nuclear plant in Homestead, Fla. He also previously held various engineering
positions with Maersk Lines, Red River Shipping, and Drew Marine Chemical.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in marine engineering from the United States Merchant Marine
Academy and later earned a U. S. Coast Guard chief engineer’s license, unlimited horsepower.
Each operating U.S. commercial nuclear power plant site has at least two NRC resident
inspectors. They serve as the agency’s eyes and ears at the facility, conducting regular inspections,
monitoring significant work projects, and interacting with plant workers and the public. Inspectors can
serve for up to seven years at any one site.
The NRC resident inspectors at the Farley plant can be reached at 404-997-5140.
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