Daily Report, 8/9/22

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Current status of U.S. nuclear power plants: 

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Current Power Reactor Status Report was posted on August 9. The last recorded status is as follows: 

  • 6 US nuclear reactors are at reduced capacity.
  • 0 of the 92 US nuclear reactors listed on the NRC’s daily report are not operating. Non-operating reactors are listed in our US Reactor Status table.

Event Reports from Reactors:

No new Event Reports from Reactors

Preliminary Notifications relating to reactors:

No new Preliminary Notifications

NRC News releases: 

Staff from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission will discuss plans to review supplemental environmental reports related to subsequent renewals of nuclear power reactor licenses (from 60 to 80 years) in a webinar on Aug. 17.

Daily Report, 8/8/22

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Current status of U.S. nuclear power plants: 

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Current Power Reactor Status Report was posted on August 8. The last recorded status is as follows: 

  • 6 US nuclear reactors are at reduced capacity.
  • 0 of the 92 US nuclear reactors listed on the NRC’s daily report are not operating. Non-operating reactors are listed in our US Reactor Status table.

Event Reports from Reactors:

No new Event Reports from Reactors

Preliminary Notifications relating to reactors:

No new Preliminary Notifications

NRC News releases: 

No new NRC News or Speeches

Daily Report, 8/6/22

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Current status of U.S. nuclear power plants: 

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Current Power Reactor Status Report was posted on August 5. The last recorded status is as follows: 

  • 4 US nuclear reactors are at reduced capacity.
  • 2 of the 92 US nuclear reactors listed on the NRC’s daily report are not operating. Non-operating reactors are listed in our US Reactor Status table.

Event Reports from Reactors:

No new Event Reports from Reactors

Preliminary Notifications relating to reactors:

No new Preliminary Notifications

NRC News releases: 

Nuclear Regulatory Commission officials in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, have assigned Gene DiPaolo as the new senior resident inspector at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in Lusby, Maryland. He joins NRC Resident Inspector Sarah Obadina at the two-unit site operated by Constellation Nuclear.

Daily Report, 8/5/22

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Current status of U.S. nuclear power plants: 

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Current Power Reactor Status Report was posted on August 5. The last recorded status is as follows: 

  • 4 US nuclear reactors are at reduced capacity.
  • 2 of the 92 US nuclear reactors listed on the NRC’s daily report are not operating. Non-operating reactors are listed in our US Reactor Status table.

Event Reports from Reactors:

No new Event Reports from Reactors

Preliminary Notifications relating to reactors:

No new Preliminary Notifications

NRC News releases: 

No new NRC News or Speeches

Daily Report, 8/4/22

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Current status of U.S. nuclear power plants: 

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Current Power Reactor Status Report was posted on August 4. The last recorded status is as follows: 

  • 4 US nuclear reactors are at reduced capacity.
  • 2 of the 92 US nuclear reactors listed on the NRC’s daily report are not operating. Non-operating reactors are listed in our US Reactor Status table.

Event Reports from Reactors:

Farley reported an automatic reactor trip due to loss of power to a start-up transformer.

Preliminary Notifications relating to reactors:

No new Preliminary Notifications

NRC News releases: 

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has authorized Southern Nuclear Operating Company to load nuclear fuel and begin operation at Vogtle Unit 3 in Georgia, the first reactor to reach this point in the agency’s combined license process. SNC recently informed the agency that the company completed the inspections, tests, analyses, and acceptance criteria needed to show Vogtle Unit 3 can begin safe operations.

Daily Report, 8/3/22

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Current status of U.S. nuclear power plants: 

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Current Power Reactor Status Report was posted on August 3. The last recorded status is as follows: 

  • 4 US nuclear reactors are at reduced capacity.
  • 1 of the 92 US nuclear reactors listed on the NRC’s daily report are not operating. Non-operating reactors are listed in our US Reactor Status table.

Event Reports from Reactors:

No new Event Reports from Reactors

Preliminary Notifications relating to reactors:

No new Preliminary Notifications

NRC News releases: 

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has issued a Confirmatory Order to the National Institute of Standards and Technology for violating NRC requirements during a February 2021 event at the NIST research reactor in Gaithersburg, Maryland. The event resulted in damage to a reactor fuel element without affecting public health and safety.

Daily Report, 8/2/22

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Current status of U.S. nuclear power plants: 

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Current Power Reactor Status Report was posted on August 2. The last recorded status is as follows: 

  • 6 US nuclear reactors are at reduced capacity.
  • 1 of the 92 US nuclear reactors listed on the NRC’s daily report is not operating. Non-operating reactors are listed in our US Reactor Status table.

Event Reports from Reactors:

No new Event Reports from Reactors

Preliminary Notifications relating to reactors:

No new Preliminary Notifications

NRC News releases: 

No new NRC News or Speeches

Daily Report, 8/1/22

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Current status of U.S. nuclear power plants: 

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Current Power Reactor Status Report was posted on August 1. The last recorded status is as follows: 

  • 5 US nuclear reactors are at reduced capacity.
  • 1 of the 92 US nuclear reactors listed on the NRC’s daily report is not operating. Non-operating reactors are listed in our US Reactor Status table.

Event Reports from Reactors:

Dresden reported that RHR capability was lost due to suction bay level.

Preliminary Notifications relating to reactors:

No new Preliminary Notifications

NRC News releases: 

No new NRC News or Speeches

Daily Report, 7/30/22

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Current status of U.S. nuclear power plants: 

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Current Power Reactor Status Report was posted on July 29. The last recorded status is as follows: 

  • 6 US nuclear reactors are at reduced capacity.
  • 1 of the 92 US nuclear reactors listed on the NRC’s daily report are not operating. Non-operating reactors are listed in our US Reactor Status table.

Event Reports from Reactors:

No new Event Reports from Reactors

Preliminary Notifications relating to reactors:

No new Preliminary Notifications

NRC News releases: 

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has directed the staff to issue a final rule that certifies NuScale’s small modular reactor design for use in the United States. The certification’s effective date is 30 days after the NRC publishes the rule in the Federal Register.

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has issued its final environmental impact statement regarding the proposed license renewal of Westinghouse Electric Co.’s Columbia Fuel Fabrication Facility in Hopkins, South Carolina. Based on its environmental review, the NRC staff recommends renewing the license, subject to the determinations in the staff’s safety review of the application.

Daily Report, 7/29/22

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Current status of U.S. nuclear power plants: 

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Current Power Reactor Status Report was posted on July 29. The last recorded status is as follows: 

  • 6 US nuclear reactors are at reduced capacity.
  • 1 of the 92 US nuclear reactors listed on the NRC’s daily report are not operating. Non-operating reactors are listed in our US Reactor Status table.

Event Reports from Reactors:

No new Event Reports from Reactors

Preliminary Notifications relating to reactors:

No new Preliminary Notifications

NRC News releases: 

Nuclear Regulatory Commission officials in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, have selected Chris Swisher as the resident inspector at the Ginna Nuclear Power Plant in Ontario, New York. He joins Senior Resident Inspector Jason Schussler at the single-unit site operated by Constellation Nuclear.