High radiation found at Ohio nuclear plant

Columbus Morning Call

 

 

High radiation found at Ohio nuclear plant

Business First

Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2011, 8:16am EDT

 

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission is inspecting a nuclear reactor in northeast Ohio that recently has turned up high levels of radiation, the Associated Press reports.

The Perry Nuclear Power Plant, owned by FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) of Akron, is northeast of Cleveland. The commission said workers evacuated the plant last week when radiation levels rose amid a refueling shutdown, the news service reported.

Officials said the plant is safe and it’s unlikely workers were exposed to any radiation levels that exceeded federal standards.

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