DRESDEN NUCLEAR POWER STATION, UNIT 2: NRC to Hold Open House to Discuss 2018 Performance of Perry Nuclear Power Plant
Dresden Nuclear Power Station, Unit 2 issued the following announcement on July 9.
Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff will discuss the 2018 safety performance of the Perry
nuclear power plant during an open house on July 17 in Perry, Ohio.
The open house, to be held at the Perry Public Library, 3753 Main St., will run from
5:30-7 p.m. NRC employees responsible for plant inspections, including the resident inspectors
based full-time at the site, will be available to discuss the plant’s performance.
The facility, operated by FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Co., is located in Perry, Ohio,
approximately 35 miles northeast of Cleveland.
Perry operated safely during 2018. At the end of the year, all inspection findings and
performance indicators were of very low safety significance. As a result, it remains under the
NRC’s normal level of oversight, which entails thousands of hours of inspection each year.
The NRC Reactor Oversight Process uses color-coded inspection findings and indicators to
measure plant performance. The colors start at green and increase to white, yellow or red,
commensurate with the safety significance of the issues involved. Inspection findings or
performance indicators with more than very low safety significance trigger increased NRC
Inspections are performed by two NRC resident inspectors and inspection specialists from
the Region III office located in Lisle, Ill.
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