Nuclear Regulatory Commission to inspect Westinghouse plant in Hopkins

Nuclear Regulatory Commission to inspect Westinghouse plant in Hopkins

RICHLAND COUNTY, S.C. (WIS) - Next week, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission will inspect the Westinghouse Nuclear plant.

Initially, the inspection was scheduled to happen on July 25. However, officials will now take a look at damage that happened during a fire at the plant last week.

The incident stated a lid on a waste drum was blew off at the plant in Hopkins, which started a small fire. The fire was quickly extinguished and no one was injured.

Officials said the drum contained some lab waste and production-related items, but they said there was no health impact on the public or the environment.

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