An NRC report, based on an inspection conducted in late January and early February, found ‘weaknesses in the ability to retrieve, verify and assure the quality of engineering products.’ The NRC inspection also found problems with Con ED’s corrective action programme.

Under a deal signed in November 2000, Entergy has agreed to purchase the Indian Point 1&2 power plants, plus three natural gas-fired turbines and other assets, for $502 million.