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2013-09-17 12:23:26

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today announced that Luis A. Reyes has been elected to the company's Board of Directors. A seasoned nuclear industry veteran, Reyes has more than 36 years' experience in the field, including senior leadership positions at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). Most recently a consultant to the nuclear industry, he joined the NRC in 1978 as a reactor inspector for the Region III office in Illinois...

2013-09-12 23:03:03

30 Year NextEra Energy/Seabrook Station Veteran to Assist Certrec Nuclear Clients with Licensing Issues, Regulatory Affairs, License Amendment Requests, Emergency Planning, Security, and Inspection Preparation Issues Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 Certrec, a leading licensing and regulatory compliance service provider that supports NRC and NERC compliance, announced today that Mike O’Keefe, a noted nuclear engineering, operations, and regulatory compliance expert has joined...

2013-09-11 16:21:52

Tells Platts Energy Podium NRC Following the Law, Proceeding Immediately WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is developing a plan, in response to a court order, to resume its review of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) license application for the canceled Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository project in Nevada, NRC Chairman Allison Macfarlane said Wednesday at a Platts Energy Podium newsmaker event in Washington. The plan's...

2013-08-29 23:03:29

Compliance managers see substantial benefits from Certrec’s innovative IT approach through web-based solutions Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Certrec, a leading licensing and regulatory compliance service provider that supports NRC and NERC compliance, announced today the completion of Certrec’s Information Technology (IT) 2013 Security and Reliability Infrastructure Upgrade Project. “Since the deployment of our first web-based service 15 years ago, we have watched our...

2013-08-27 08:22:45

Decision driven by sustained low power prices, high cost structure and wholesale electricity market design flaws for Vermont Yankee plant NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) today said it plans to close and decommission its Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station in Vernon, Vt. The station is expected to cease power production after its current fuel cycle and move to safe shutdown in the fourth quarter of 2014. The station will remain under the oversight of...

2013-08-15 12:31:33

None of 107 U.S. Reactors in Study is Adequately Protected, But Among Most Vulnerable are 11 Reactors in CA, CT, FL, MD, MA, MO, NY, NC, TX, VA, ... Including 1 Within 25 Miles of White House. AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 10 years after the 9/11 hijackers considered flying a fully loaded passenger jet into a Manhattan area nuclear reactor, U.S. commercial and research nuclear facilities remain inadequately protected against two credible terrorist threats...

2013-08-03 12:20:08

DOTHAN, Ala., Aug. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- An alert is the second least serious of four nuclear plant emergency classifications assigned by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. At this point there is no danger to the public. Appropriate federal, state and local officials have been notified. Additional details will be announced as they become available. Members of the public should stay tuned to their radio and television for the latest information. Information is also available at...

2013-07-31 23:23:41

Join policy-makers, regulators, nuclear industry experts and local stakeholders as they chart a new path forward for nuclear waste storage. Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Infocast, the leading producer of business intelligence events in various industries, presents the Nuclear Waste Confidence & Storage Management Summit this October 9-11, in Baltimore, Maryland. Nuclear Waste Confidence is clearly in disarray. The Supreme Court decision in June 2012 invalidating the...

2013-07-31 23:18:57

Post-Fukushima, utilities are looking for new strategies to deal with the diverse landscape of new plant, regulatory compliance, operational risk, and mitigation issues Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Certrec, a leading licensing and regulatory compliance provider for NRC and NERC compliance, announced today its participation in, and exhibition at, the 2013 American Nuclear Society Utility Working Conference, August 11-14 in Hollywood Florida. “Nuclear utilities are recognizing...

2013-07-30 12:21:38

GREAT RIVER, N.Y., July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- National Response Corporation ("NRC") announced today the completion of the acquisition of OP-TECH Environmental Services, Inc. ("OP-TECH"). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091221/NY29520LOGO ) NRC is the leading commercial provider of United States Oil Pollution Act of 1990 regulatory compliance and emergency response services as well as a global provider of diversified environmental, industrial, and emergency response...