Spending the night in DC!

April 9, 2013

At least some Duke Energy representatives who’ve gone to the nation’s capital for government meetings are likely to spend the night in the area. There was one meeting scheduled today, followed by another tomorrow. Duke officials are meeting with Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff about two subjects—the potential for flooding at the Oconee Nuclear Station and a failure to make fire protection upgrades by an appointed date. The flooding meeting, according to the NRC’s Roger Hannah, took place this morning at the government watchdog’s offices in nearby Rockville, Maryland. At tomorrow’s meeting, they’ll hold another get together regarding the “apparent violation” which NRC claims Duke committed by missing a deadline to upgrade Oconee Nuclear’s safeguards against fire. The potential for a stiff fine looms, but not tomorrow, according to Hannah.

 

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  • August 23, 2014 11:00 amBBQ & Bluegrass
  • August 23, 2014 11:00 amTaylor-Neal Reunion
  • August 29, 2014 8:00 pmOconee State Park Square Dance
  • August 30, 2014 9:00 amOconee County Friends of the Library Book Sale
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