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2012-02-28 16:00:00

Certrec Offers NRC Docket File Retrieval of All Regulatory Correspondence and Documentation for Nuclear Licensees Ft. Worth, TX (PRWEB) February 28, 2012 Certrec, a leading provider of regulatory licensing and compliance solutions, is pleased to announce that it has the capability to retrieve docketed correspondence for NRC licensees through its acquisition of a collection of microfiche containing millions of pages of Nuclear Regulatory Commission docket files. The microfiche contains the...

2011-08-19 00:02:06

Two firms in the nuclear industry, Engineering Planning and Management (EPM) and Nuclear Safety Associates (NSA) are combining their expertise in nuclear safety analysis, risk assessment and regulatory compliance to offer services and solutions for nuclear plant operators addressing severe accident risks, regulatory responses, and mitigation of offsite consequences. Framingham, MA & Johnson City, TN (PRWEB) August 18, 2011 Two veteran firms in the nuclear industry, Engineering Planning...

2011-07-07 10:36:00

AUSTIN, Texas, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Texans for a Sound Energy Policy (TSEP) received rulings that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's (NRC) Atomic Safety and Licensing Board (ASLB) has granted full party status to and declared that TSEP has met the threshold for the formal admissibility of eight of their contentions regarding Exelon's application for an Early Site Permit (ESP) for a proposed nuclear power plant site south of Victoria, Texas. 14 of TSEP's original 23 contentions...

2011-06-21 17:32:00

WASHINGTON, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Nuclear Energy Institute criticized the Associated Press today for selective, misleading reporting in a series of new articles on U.S. nuclear power plant safety. The coverage has factual errors, fails to cite relevant reports on safety that contradict the reporting, and raises questions about historic operating issues while ignoring more recent evidence of improved performance in areas that it examines. It also gives short shrift to...

2011-03-30 10:39:00

WASHINGTON, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. nuclear energy industry will learn important lessons from the Fukushima Daiichi accident and "identify additional steps we can and will take to further improve safety at our nuclear plants," one of the industry's leaders told a U.S. Senate committee today. "U.S. nuclear power plants are safe. Still, we cannot be complacent about the accident at Fukushima," said William Levis, president and chief operating officer at PSEG Power...

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2011-03-23 11:14:53

Amid the ongoing nuclear emergency in Japan, public support for the increased use of nuclear power has slipped in the United States. Pew Research Center for the People & the Press reports that 39% of the public favors promoting the increased use of nuclear power, while 52% are opposed. In October 2010, it was a tie at 47% of the population in favor and 47% opposed. On March 15-16, 2011, the Civil Society Institute (CSI) and ORC International conducted a telephone survey of 814 adults...