White House Supports Rollback of Cleanup Standards for Nuclear Incidents

WASHINGTON – The White House has endorsed a plan to relax long-held standards for cleaning up radioactive material released by a nuclear power plant disaster or act of terrorism, a group of federal officials say in a new draft report.

As expected, the recently completed draft report on radiation remediation parts ways with standard U.S. practice and suggests guidelines under which as many as one in 23 people would be expected to develop cancer from long-term radiation exposure. The claim that the White House has agreed to abandon standard protocol in some instances is new.

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CORROSION IN FIRE PROTECTION PIPING DUE TO AIR AND WATER INTERACTION

CORROSION IN FIRE PROTECTION PIPING DUE TO AIR AND WATER INTERACTION

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Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station, Units 2 and 3 - Request for Additional Information Regarding License Amendment Request for Extended Power Uprate

Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station, Units 2 and 3 - Request for Additional Information Regarding License Amendment Request for Extended Power Uprate

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Three Mile Island Nuclear Station, Unit 1 - Notice of Public Meeting on May 7, 2013

Licensee:          Exelon Generation Company, LLC

Facilities:         Three Mile Island Nuclear Station, Unit 1 

Docket Nos:     50-289

Date/Time:        May 7, 2013
                           5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 

Location:

Londonderry Township Municipal Building 783 South Geyers Church Road Middletown, PA 17057 

Purpose:          

The U. S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will meet with the public to discuss the NRC’s assessment of safety performance at Three Mile Island Nuclear Station, Unit 1 for 2012, as described in the annual assessment letter dated March 4, 2013. The NRC will respond to questions on specific performance issues at the plant and our role in ensuring safe plant operations.

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Possible TMI-2 Exemption for Emergency Planning

APPLICABILITY OF THE EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS FINAL RULE TO THREE MILE ISLAND UNIT 2 DECOMMISSIONING OR DECOMMISSIONED SITE

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Peach Bottom - Transmittal of Draft Safety Evaluation for Proposed Amendment Re: Relocation of Pressure and Temperature Limits Report (TAC Nos. ME8535 and ME8536)

Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station, Units 2 and 3 - Transmittal of Draft Safety Evaluation for Proposed Amendment Re: Relocation of Pressure and Temperature Limits Report (TAC Nos. ME8535 and ME8536)

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Epstein to appear this Sunday on WIOO in Carlisle

Epstein to appear this Sunday on live call in show from 11:30 am to 12.30 pm on WIOO in Carlisle

The Atomic States of America to Play in Harrisburg

The directors of a documentary that garnered rave reviews at last year’s Sundance Film Festival will bring their film to Harrisburg’s Midtown Cinema to benefit Three Mile Island Alert (TMIA) on at 6PM on Wednesday, March 27.

Response to Nuclear Energy Institute Request for Review of Draft Electric Power Research Institute Report

Response to Nuclear Energy Institute Request for Review of Draft Electric Power Research Institute Report, “Seismic Evaluation Guidance : Augmented Approach for the Resolution of Fukushima Near-Term Task Force Recommendation 2.1: Seismic”

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2013 SRBC Water Science Forum

              

WHAT:    2013 Susquehanna Water Science Forum / www.srbc.net/waterscienceforum/index.htm

WHEN:    October 7-8, 2013

WHERE:  Camp Hill, PA, Radisson Hotel Harrisburg

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