emergency preparations

11:38 pm
Fri November 2, 2012

Palisades nuclear plant passes emergency drill this week with no violations

Palisades sits on Lake Michigan in Covert, Michigan.
Lindsey Smith Michigan Radio

Officials from both the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission shared their preliminary results Friday of an emergency drill at Palisades earlier this week. During the two-day drill officials from the plant in Covert Township had to react to a simulated release of radiation into the environment. Agencies from several counties in Michigan and Indiana took part in the drill as well.

NRC Senior Emergency Preparedness Inspector Bob Jickling evaluated how the licensee, Entergy, responds.

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