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Latest Nuclear Regulatory Commission Stories

2014-01-28 23:02:20

Certrec’s Office of NERC Compliance offers a cost-effective NERC Audit Checkup that helps Entities quickly assess their current state of compliance. Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Certrec, a leading licensing and regulatory compliance service provider that supports NRC and NERC compliance, is pleased to announce its new NERC 693 and CIP Audit Checkup solution. “NERC Audits are performed infrequently, often creating knowledge gaps, especially for those without full-time,...

2014-01-09 23:20:36

Regulatory Expert Certrec’s Inspection Tracking System Cuts Time and Effort of Tracking and Managing Inspection Findings for Resource-Strapped Compliance Managers Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Certrec, a leading licensing and regulatory compliance provider for NRC and NERC compliance, and a recognized industry expert in the Reactor Oversight Process (ROP), announced today the launch of an enhanced version of its web-based Inspection Tracking System. Certrec’s Inspection...

2013-12-23 16:20:54

Agreement Includes Significant Contributions to Economic Development, Clean Energy & Site Restoration MONTPELIER, Vt., Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gov. Peter Shumlin, Attorney General Bill Sorrell, and Bill Mohl, President of Entergy Wholesale Commodities, today announced a settlement agreement between the State and the owner and operator of the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station, Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC and Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. (Entergy VY). The Agreement brings...

2013-12-19 23:21:07

Certrec’s Mitigating Systems Performance Index (MSPI) Program Assessment, Root Cause, Corrective Action, and Compliance Training Expertise Helps Busy Engineering and Licensing Professionals Avoid or Effectively Resolve Supplemental Inspections Due To Performance Indicator Issues Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Certrec, a leading regulatory licensing and compliance service provider for NRC and NERC compliance, announced today that MSPI experts within its Office of Assessment and...

2013-12-19 12:23:58

Economist Details $210 to $350 Billion in Costs That Undercut Case for New Reactors and Extended Life for Old Reactors; True Cost of Nuclear Power is $10-$20 Higher Per Megawatt Hour. WASHINGTON, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) must start taking into account the full cost of nuclear waste disposal and storage, which would add up to a third of a trillion dollars to the price tag of nuclear power, according to a declaration filed...

2013-12-12 23:02:36

Resource-Constrained Licensing and Compliance Managers Benefit from NRC Inspection Mentoring, Enhanced UFSARs, Electronic Reading Rooms, Expanded Congressional and Agency Coverage and ISO 27001 Certification Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Certrec, a leading regulatory compliance and licensing provider for NRC and NERC compliance announced today that the needs of the changing nuclear industry has allowed Certrec to greatly expand its compliance solutions in 2013 for...

2013-12-10 08:24:17

CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy has submitted its decommissioning plan for the company's retired Crystal River nuclear plant in Florida to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO ) The plan includes a decommissioning description, cost estimate and schedule. It also includes a management strategy for storing used nuclear fuel. Duke Energy expects to implement tasks outlined in the...

2013-12-04 16:21:57

"CA-04" module will house Unit 3 reactor vessel ATLANTA, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today the completion of another major milestone in the construction of Plant Vogtle units 3 and 4 - the placement of the CA-04 module in the Unit 3 nuclear island. The module, also known as the reactor vessel cavity, will house the Unit 3 reactor vessel and is a critical module for the project. It is comprised of five sub-modules, weighing approximately 64,000 pounds, and is...

2013-11-27 23:03:50

Location-Based App Delivers Potentially Life-Saving Information To Citizens Within Emergency Planning Zones In The Event Of A Nuclear Disaster Nashua, NH (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 On November 21, state and local public safety agencies in Massachusetts conducted tests of the 112 Prompt Alert and Notification System sirens located within the 10-mile Emergency Planning Zone (EPZ) of Entergy’s Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station. The United States nuclear regulatory commission license reactors to...

2013-11-21 12:23:31

Construction progressing well at Units 3 and 4 ATLANTA, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today the successful placement of the basemat structural concrete for the nuclear island at the Vogtle Unit 4 nuclear expansion site near Waynesboro, Ga. Unit 4 is the second of two units currently under construction at Plant Vogtle. This latest milestone marks a significant accomplishment in the construction of the project, among the first new nuclear units to be built in...