COVERT — The NRC has resident inspectors at Palisades, and every other nuclear power plant in the country, every day monitoring the plant. That won’t change once decommissioning starts.

The power reactor inspection program stops and the decommissioning reactor inspection program starts. The only thing that changes is plant oversight switches to the NRC’s decommissioning staff, like Rhex Edwards, senior health physicist and decommissioning expert at the NRC.