nuclear power plants en NRC begins inspection at Washington nuclear plant <p>RICHLAND, Wash. &mdash; The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has begun a special inspection at the Northwest&#39;s only commercial nuclear power plant.</p><div><p>The inspection centers on three events in which plant operators inadvertently drained reactor coolant from the plant&#39;s reactor vessel during a recent refueling outage. The outage began April 2.</p><p>The inspection also will look at two other incidents that occurred while the reactor was shut down.</p> Mon, 26 Sep 2011 18:33:03 +0000 The Associated Press 2725 at