BRATTLEBORO — The Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant will have a fresh set of eyes to inspect the plant. Sarah Rich was selected as the new Nuclear Regulatory Commission resident inspector for the nuclear plant in Vernon filling a vacancy left by previous inspector Heather Jones, who is taking a new position within the NRC. Rich joined the NRC in August 2008 after earning a bachelor’s degree in nuclear science and engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. “Sarah Rich’s education, training and commitment to safety will help the NRC in its mission of protecting people and the environment by helping ensure that Vermont Yankee meets the high standards set by the agency,” NRC Region I Administrator Bill Dean said.
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