Daily Report, 7/30/21

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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 30. The last recorded status is as follows:

  • 5 US nuclear reactors are at reduced capacity.
  • 4 of the 95 US nuclear reactors listed on the NRC’s daily report are not operating (Including Indian Point 2, which has closed). 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 its final environmental impact statement on an application by Interim Storage Partners, LLC, to construct and operate a consolidated interim storage facility for spent nuclear fuel in Andrews County, Texas. After considering the environmental impacts of the proposed action, the NRC staff recommend granting the proposed license.

Daily Report, 7/29/21

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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.
  • 4 of the 95 US nuclear reactors listed on the NRC’s daily report are not operating (Including Indian Point 2, which has closed). Non-operating reactors are listed in our US Reactor Status table.

Event Reports from Reactors:

Seabrook issued a fitness-for-duty report.

Preliminary Notifications relating to reactors:

No new Preliminary Notifications

NRC News releases: 

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has accepted for review an application from Duke Energy Carolinas requesting an additional 20 years for the previously renewed operating licenses of Oconee Nuclear Station Units 1, 2 and 3. Duke Energy submitted its subsequent license renewal application on June 7.

Daily Report, 7/28/21

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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 28. The last recorded status is as follows:

  • 5 US nuclear reactors are at reduced capacity.
  • 4 of the 95 US nuclear reactors listed on the NRC’s daily report are not operating (Including Indian Point 2, which has closed). Non-operating reactors are listed in our US Reactor Status table.

Event Reports from Reactors:

University Of Missouri-Columbia reported a non-power reactor shutdown due to a control rod drive failure.

Preliminary Notifications relating to reactors:

No new Preliminary Notifications

NRC News releases:

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has launched a special inspection at the Davis-Besse nuclear power plant that will focus on two separate issues: multiple diesel generator failures during testing and maintenance; and a complicated reactor trip on July 8.

Daily Report, 7/27/21

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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 27. The last recorded status is as follows:

  • 5 US nuclear reactors are at reduced capacity.
  • 3 of the 95 US nuclear reactors listed on the NRC’s daily report are not operating (Including Indian Point 2, which has closed). 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 is proposing a $45,000 fine to Idaho State University for five violations of NRC requirements involving its failure to control and maintain surveillance of licensed radioactive material. The violations concern the university’s radiation safety program, including the university’s accounting of radioactive materials, as described in an April 2 inspection report.

Daily Report, 7/26/21

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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 26. The last recorded status is as follows:

  • 5 US nuclear reactors are at reduced capacity.
  • 4 of the 95 US nuclear reactors listed on the NRC’s daily report are not operating (Including Indian Point 2, which has closed). Non-operating reactors are listed in our US Reactor Status table.

Event Reports from Reactors:

Prairie Island issued an offsite notification due to a fish kill.

Sequoyah reported that the surveillence frequency was exceeded for an ice condenser temperature.

Preliminary Notifications relating to reactors:

No new Preliminary Notifications

NRC News releases: 

No new NRC News or Speeches

Daily Report, 7/24/21

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No News Items or Preliminary Notifications appeared from the NRC in the last 24 hours. There are no Event Reports or Status Reports from the NRC today, because it is Saturday. This weekend’s Event Reports will appear on Monday.

Daily Report, 7/23/21

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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 23. The last recorded status is as follows:

  • 5 US nuclear reactors are at reduced capacity.
  • 5 of the 95 US nuclear reactors listed on the NRC’s daily report are not operating (Including Indian Point 2, which has closed). Non-operating reactors are listed in our US Reactor Status table.

Event Reports from Reactors:

North Anna reported an unanalyzed condition of fire safe shutdown equipment.

Preliminary Notifications relating to reactors:

No new Preliminary Notifications

NRC News releases: 

No new NRC News or Speeches

Daily Report, 7/22/21

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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 22. The last recorded status is as follows:

  • 4 US nuclear reactors are at reduced capacity.
  • 5 of the 95 US nuclear reactors listed on the NRC’s daily report are not operating (Including Indian Point 2, which has closed). Non-operating reactors are listed in our US Reactor Status table.

Event Reports from Reactors:

Susquehanna reported an automatic reactor scram due to a turbine trip.

Preliminary Notifications relating to reactors:

No new Preliminary Notifications

NRC News releases: 

No new NRC News or Speeches

Daily Report, 7/21/21

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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 21. The last recorded status is as follows:

  • 5 US nuclear reactors are at reduced capacity.
  • 3 of the 95 US nuclear reactors listed on the NRC’s daily report are not operating (Including Indian Point 2, which has closed). Non-operating reactors are listed in our US Reactor Status table.

Event Reports from Reactors:

Farley issued a fitness-for-duty report.

Preliminary Notifications relating to reactors:

No new Preliminary Notifications

NRC News releases: 

No new NRC News or Speeches

Daily Report, 7/20/21

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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 17. The last recorded status is as follows:

  • 4 US nuclear reactors are at reduced capacity.
  • 3 of the 95 US nuclear reactors listed on the NRC’s daily report are not operating (Including Indian Point 2, which has closed). Non-operating reactors are listed in our US Reactor Status table.

Event Reports from Reactors:

Nine Mile Point reported an onsite medical emergency.

Preliminary Notifications relating to reactors:

No new Preliminary Notifications

NRC News releases: 

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff will conduct a public meeting on July 29, beginning at 6 p.m. Eastern time, in Tarrytown (Westchester County), New York, to discuss and receive comments regarding a decommissioning roadmap report for the Indian Point nuclear power plant.