| Article published Thursday, July 17, 2003|
Nuclear plant gets new resident inspector
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced
yesterday that a new resident inspector has been assigned to the
Davis-Besse nuclear plant.
John Rutkowski, who joined the
NRC’s Region III office last year as a reactor engineer, began
working at the plant last month, an NRC spokesman said. Before
working for the NRC, Mr. Rutkowski, an Oregon resident, was employed
by American Electric Power. He replaces former resident inspector
Viktoria Mitlyng, an NCR spokesman, said a
third resident inspector will be named to Davis-Besse this fall.
Most nuclear power plants have two resident inspectors, she
The need for a third inspector is because of the
reactor vessel head degradation at the plant, she said.