NextEra implements flood protection upgrades at Wis. nuclear plant

NextEra Energy Resources has completed Nuclear Regulatory Commission-mandated upgrades to the flood protection system of its Point Beach nuclear plant in Wisconsin, said company spokeswoman Sara Cassidy. The changes include the installation of more barriers and the prestaging of sandbags. "While the flooding issue identified in the NRC letter concerns an extreme scenario that is highly unlikely, as with all evaluations by the NRC, we take this situation very seriously," Cassidy said.

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