BYRON, Ill.- Byron Generating Station personnel rolled out the red carpet for Northern Illinois residents - inviting all to a highly informative and hands-on event on station property.
The nuclear plant's annual community open house on Sunday allowed people in the area to ask questions and learn more about the facility.
The open house featured informational booths, interactive demonstrations, colorful educational displays, a look inside the control simulator, and much more.
"This open house is a great opportunity for residents to see what we do at Byron Generating Station and how safety is the top priority for us each day" said Byron Station Vice President Russ Kearney. "We set up the open house as a family-friendly educational experience and we are pleased each year with the positive response from our visitors."
Employees will provided general information about station operations, environmental awareness, security, safety, and other station enhancements that are made each year.