NRC Ups Oversight Of Dominion, FLP Nuclear Plants

Law360, New York (May 14, 2012, 7:32 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Monday it would toughen oversight of two nuclear power plants with safety violations, including a Dominion Resources Inc. plant in Virginia that partially shut down after a mild earthquake hit the East Coast last summer.

The NRC said it would scrutinize Dominion’s North Anna Power Station in Lake Anna, Va., and Florida Light & Power Co.’s St. Lucie Plant in Jensen Beach, Fla., due to maintenance and performance problems that brought NRC action last year.

The move comes as the...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.