TMIA Rulemaking Petitions

 

NRC: TMIA Rulemaking Petitions

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Peach Bottom Granted Extension on Leak Rate Test

  Exelon Generation Company, LLC, (Exelon) submitted a license amendment request (LAR) for Peach 

Bottom Atomic Power Station (PBAPS), Unit 2. The LAR seeks to revise the PBAPS Unit 2 

New way to obtain NRC information

 Beginning October 1, 2009, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced its new method for posting information available to the public: 

For details on retrieving information electronically, see pdf: 

 

NRC to evaluate buried pipe safety

NRC CHAIRMAN TASKS STAFF TO EVALUATE AGENCY ACTIVITIES ON BURIED PIPING AT NUCLEAR PLANTS 

NRC Chairman Gregory B. Jaczko has tasked the agency’s technical staff to review the NRC’s approach for overseeing buried pipes given recent incidents of leaking buried pipes at several U.S. commercial nuclear power plants.

PPL can relicense its nuclear station

August 28, 2009

No safety issues found to prevent reactors from running another 20 years.

 

By Rory Sweeney 

Times Leader Staff Writer

 The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission concluded that there are no safety issues that would stop PPL Corp. from relicensing its Susquehanna nuclear station for another 20 years, according to a report released by the agency on Thursday.

Epstein appeals denial of ability to challenge plant licensing

Who should be considered an affected person or party, and allowed standing, when it comes to challenging the licensing of nuclear power plants?

Three Mile Island-Alert Chairman and Harrisburg resident Eric Epstein lives just over 50 miles -- and downriver near the Susquehanna -- from the Bell Bend site where PPL is seeking to place a new nuclear reactor. He was told he is not entitled to the legal standing to challenge the operating license, but he is appealing that decision. 

To read his appeal, open pdf:

 

 

GLOSSARY of TERMS AND ACRONYMS

                                 GLOSSARY

 

The following list of terms and acronyms may facilitate your reading of the events that have taken place at nuclear power plants on the Susquehanna River and elsewhere.

NRC Relaxes Fitness-for-Duty Measures at Plants

June 8, 2009

FROM: UNITED STATES NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

Exelon, NRC to discuss Peach Bottom's Boraflex degradation management

JUNE 16, 2009 MEETING WITH EXELON NUCLEAR TO DISCUSS 

MANAGEMENT OF BORAFLEX DEGRADATION AT PEACH BOTTOM 

ATOMIC POWER STATION, UNITS 2 AND 3, AND THE ASSOCIATED 

LICENSE AMENDMENT REQUEST UNDER REVIEW TO REVISE THE 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE SPENT FUEL POOL K 

INFINITY VALUE. 

FOR DETAILS ABOUT THE MEETING AND HOW TO ATTEND, READ MORE. 

Public Interest Group Appeals South Carolina Public Service Commission Decision Approving Nuclear Reactors to State Supreme Court

 

Friends of the Earth Asserts Decision in Error and Not in the Public Interest

May 22, 2009

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The environmental organization Friends of the Earth has today filed an appeal with the South Carolina Supreme Court challenging the legality of a South Carolina Public Service Commission decision approving an application by South Carolina Electric & Gas to build two new nuclear reactors. The filing is believed to be a first national challenge to the type of state law which unjustly forces consumers to pay for nuclear projects in advance, no matter if they fail.

 

Petition for Better Daycare Evacuation Planning, Denial, Appeal

In September, 2002, Larry Christian petitioned the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for new requirements related to daycare centers, after he learned that his own child's daycare had no plan for evacuation of children in the event of a radiological emergency related to the nearby nuclear power plant. 

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