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Responders receive glowing remarks for nuclear plant drill

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The 650 participants in a hostile action exercise Tuesday for the Prairie Island nuclear plant had a strong showing, according to a briefing Friday by federal agencies in charge of the evaluation.


“What we observed being demonstrated this week was very positive,” said Stephen Tulley, a supervisor with the Federal Emergency Management Agency who directed the exercise. FEMA oversaw the offsite response to the drill by local government and first responders.

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Michael Brun
Michael Brun is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls journalism program. He has worked for the Republican Eagle since March 2013, covering county government, health and local events. 
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