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MATTHEW BECK/Chronicle
Duke Energy Operations Supervisor Rick Llewellyn transitioned from the nuclear energy plant in Crystal River to its fossil fuel plant next door. Llewellyn stands 15 stories above the plant and discusses opportunities he has explored while working for Duke.
Life continues after fission

July 1 will be a milestone as Citrus County transitions out of the nuclear age and workforce declines at the Duke Energy plant bottom out.

The Crystal River Nuclear Plant, known as CR3, is moving into SAFSTOR, the option selected for the decommissioning process. The plant went offline in 2009, and Duke Energy announced it was being retired in February 2013.

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