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DRESDEN NUCLEAR POWER STATION, UNIT 2: NRC Proposes $15,000 Civil Penalty to Acuren Inspection, Inc.

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By Press release submission | Mar 5, 2020


Dresden Nuclear Power Station, Unit 2 issued the following announcement on March 4.

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has proposed a $15,000 civil penalty against Acuren

Inspection Inc. for apparent violations associated with a shipment of radiography equipment. The

company is based in Duluth, Minn.

The apparent violations were identified following a November inspection of one of the

licensee’s field offices in Billings, Mont. The NRC reviewed the circumstances surrounding the event,

the procedures in place at the time, and associated documentation and interviewed workers involved

with the shipment. The NRC discussed the need for long-term effective corrective actions during the

exit meeting.

Acuren officials responded to the violations in writing and took appropriate corrective actions.

The company has 30 days to dispute the fine or request involvement from a neutral third-party mediator

to resolve the issue.

The Enforcement Action is posted on the NRC website.

Original source can be found here.

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