(from a TMI-Alert e-mail)

May 9, 2007
Fires at PA nuclear plants prompt warning



Please note that "fires at nuclear power plants involving inadequate fire protection administrative and design controls" at Beaver Valley and Peach Bottom have prompted the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to issue an industry warning.

Ironically, both plants have received license extensions from the NRC, and recently received favorable marks from the same agency.

Enclosed please find NRC Information Notice 2007-17, "Fires at Nuclear Power Plants Involving Inadequate Fire Protection Administrative and Design Controls", dated May 3, 2007.



Eric Epstein, Chairman, TMI-Alert