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NRC: Prairie Island plant operating safely

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The Prairie Island nuclear plant had some issues in 2012, but overall operated safely, Nuclear Regulatory Commission officials said.

NRC and Xcel Energy officials met publically Thursday evening at the Red Wing library to go over the 2012 assessment.


"Safety is really a key component of our station," plant manager Scott Sharp said.

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Danielle Killey
Danielle Killey is the city reporter for the Republican Eagle, where she has worked since 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with a journalism degree.
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