Former supervisor at Indian Point fighting incarceration in federal court via Enformable Nuclear News

In July of 2013, we shared a story about Daniel Wilson, a former supervisor at the Indian Point nuclear power plant, who was arrested for deliberately falsifying critical safety records and lying to federal regulators.

Wilson had hid results of tests that showed that the quality of fuel in backup tanks, which would be used in the plants’ emergency backup generators, didn’t meet the standards set by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Initially, the charges could have brought a seven year incarceration, but by the time the case reached federal courts – Wilson faced a maximum of three years in prison.

The former chemist plead guilty as part of a plea agreement in October of 2013, but told the federal court that his reasoning for his actions was to prevent the Indian Point nuclear power plant from having to shut down.

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