Toxic management erodes safety at ‘world’s safest’ nuclear plant
unable to post link to Japan Times article, so 'google' the title to this topic to see it. On Jan. 30, 2012, Byron Nuclear Generating Station lost operability to all of its safety-related equipment. At the time, Jim Hazen was the nuclear station operator responsible for the affected reactor, one of two at the Exelon-owned nuclear plant in Byron, Illinois. NSOs drive nuclear reactors like pilots fly jetliners.