When officers arrived on the scene, they found an encampment and two Hispanic men with guns tending the plants.
More work and hundreds of hours of additional inspections are planned over the coming year to help continue improving safety at the Palisades Nuclear Plant in southwestern Michigan, officials said.
Michigan authorities say they eradicated more than 1,700 marijuana plants worth an estimated $1.7 million following a tip that led them to a growing operation.
The Palisades nuclear plant in southwestern Michigan is making progress on fixing its myriad problems but still has many to overcome, the outgoing chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Friday.
The Palisades nuclear plant in southwestern Michigan returned to service Saturday after a break of little more than a month for refueling and maintenance.
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission says a weeklong shutdown in September at Palisades nuclear power plant in southwestern Michigan was caused by workers and supervisors not following proper safety procedures.