Daily Report, 4/22/19

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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 April 22. The last recorded status is as follows:

  • 9 US nuclear reactors are at reduced capacity.
  • 14 of the 98 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:

Duane Arnold reported that both reactor feed pumps tripped causing manual reactor scram and ECCS injection.

Limerick reported invalid actuation of a Unit 1 containment isolation logic due to a blown fuse.

Limerick reported an onsite non-work related fatality.

Brunswick reported an automatic reactor trip and specified system actuation.

Preliminary Notifications relating to reactors:

No new Preliminary Notifications

NRC News releases: 

No News Releases

Daily Report, 4/20/19

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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 Monsday.

Daily Report, 4/19/19

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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 April 19. The last recorded status is as follows:

  • 10 US nuclear reactors are at reduced capacity.
  • 13 of the 98 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

Preliminary Notifications relating to reactors:

No new Preliminary Notifications

NRC News releases: 

Nuclear Regulatory Commission officials in King of Prussia, Pa., have selected Justin Hawkins as the new senior resident inspector and Matthew Hardgrove as resident inspector at the Salem nuclear plant in Hancocks Bridge, N.J. The two units are operated by PSEG Nuclear.

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff has scheduled an open house for April 30 to provide information and answer questions about the safety performance of the Surry nuclear power plant, including the recent annual assessment letter covering all of 2018.

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff has scheduled an open house for April 25 to provide information and answer questions about the safety performance of the Harris nuclear power plant, including the recent annual assessment letter covering all of 2018.

Daily Report, 4/18/19

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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 April 18. The last recorded status is as follows:

  • 8 US nuclear reactors are at reduced capacity.
  • 14 of the 98 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:

Callaway reported that undervoltage to a safety related bus resulted in valid system actuation.

Harris reported that turbine trip solenoids failed to operate.

Preliminary Notifications relating to reactors:

No new Preliminary Notifications

NRC News releases: 

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff has scheduled an open house for April 25 to provide information and answer questions about the 2018 safety performance of the Vogtle nuclear power plant, as well as the agency’s assessment of the two units under construction.

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff has scheduled an open house for April 25 to provide information and answer questions regarding the safety performance of the Summer nuclear power plant, including the recent annual assessment letter covering all of 2018.

Daily Report, 4/17/19

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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 April 17. The last recorded status is as follows:

  • 11 US nuclear reactors are at reduced capacity.
  • 14 of the 98 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

Preliminary Notifications relating to reactors:

No new Preliminary Notifications

NRC News releases: 

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff has scheduled an open house for May 8 to provide information and answer questions regarding the safety performance of the Sequoyah nuclear power plant, including the recent annual assessment letter covering all of 2018.

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff has scheduled an open house for April 24 to provide information and answer questions regarding the safety performance of the Robinson nuclear power plant, including the recent annual assessment letter covering all of 2018.

Daily Report, 4/16/19

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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 April 16. The last recorded status is as follows:

  • 10 US nuclear reactors are at reduced capacity.
  • 15 of the 98 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:

Monticello reported transport offsite to a medical facility of a potentially contaminated individual.

Farley gave offsite notification of an onsite fatality.

Preliminary Notifications relating to reactors:

No new Preliminary Notifications

NRC News releases: 

Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff will discuss 2018 safety performance of the Millstone nuclear power plant, operated by Dominion Nuclear, during a meeting of the Connecticut Nuclear Energy Advisory Council on April 24 in Waterford, Conn.

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff has scheduled an open house for April 23 to provide information and answer questions regarding the safety performance of the Hatch nuclear power plant, including the recent annual assessment letter covering all of 2018.

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff has scheduled an open house for April 24 to provide information and answer questions regarding the safety performance of the Brunswick nuclear power plant, including the recent annual assessment letter covering all of 2018.

Daily Report, 4/15/19

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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 April 15. The last recorded status is as follows:

  • 10 US nuclear reactors are at reduced capacity.
  • 15 of the 98 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:

Monticello reported that a high energy line break door was found in an incorrect position resulting in the low-pressure coolant injection and core spray being inoperable.

Nine Mile Point reported an automatic reactor scram and specified system actuation.

Sequoyah reported an automatic reactor trip due to a main feedwater pump trip.

Preliminary Notifications relating to reactors:

No new Preliminary Notifications

NRC News releases: 

No News Releases