Daily Report, 5/27/17

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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 Tuesday, because Monday is a holiday.

Daily Report, 5/26/17

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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 May 26. The last recorded status is as follows:

  • 7 US nuclear reactors are at reduced capacity.
  • 10 of the 99 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 has proposed a $7,000 civil penalty for a Beltsville, Md., firm for a repeat violation involving the performance of work at sites under federal jurisdiction in the greater District of Columbia area without first obtaining approval from the NRC.

 

Daily Report, 5/25/17

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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 May 25. The last recorded status is as follows:

  • 7 US nuclear reactors are at reduced capacity.
  • 11 of the 99 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: 

No News Releases

Daily Report, 5/24/17

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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 May 24. The last recorded status is as follows:

  • 9 US nuclear reactors are at reduced capacity.
  • 11 of the 99 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:

Three Mile Island reported an invalid system actuation during testing.

Cooper reported loss of meteorological tower primary and backup communication equipment.

Sequoyah reported that all four emergency diesel generators autostarted during transfer of the shutdown board to the normal power source for unit 2 testing.

Preliminary Notifications relating to reactors:

No new Preliminary Notifications

NRC News releases: 

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is proposing a Fiscal Year 2018 budget of $952 million, including the Office of the Inspector General – a request nearly $45 million lower than 2016’s spending levels. This budget focuses on continued agency efforts to enhance efficiency and effectiveness, and demonstrates the agency’s continued commitment to fee transparency. Despite reductions in spending and staffing levels, the FY 2018 budget supports the agency’s safety and security strategic goals and objectives

Daily Report, 5/23/17

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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 May 23. The last recorded status is as follows:

  • 10 US nuclear reactors are at reduced capacity.
  • 11 of the 99 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: 

No News Releases

Daily Report, 5/22/17

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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 May 22. The last recorded status is as follows:

  • 9 US nuclear reactors are at reduced capacity.
  • 12 of the 99 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:

Palisades reported a valid reactor protection system actuation while shutdown.

Cooper reported that a nonfunctional radio transmission tower affects tone alert radios.

Preliminary Notifications relating to reactors:

No new Preliminary Notifications

NRC News releases: 

No News Releases

Daily Report, 5/20/17

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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 May 19. The last recorded status is as follows:

  • 5 US nuclear reactors are at reduced capacity.
  • 15 of the 99 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 will participate in a meeting of the Vermont Nuclear Decommissioning Advisory Panel in Brattleboro, Vt., on May 25, to discuss an application to transfer the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant’s operating license to NorthStar Decommissioning Company, LLC. The NRC will also take oral and written comments on the application for the proposed license transfer and proposed update to the post-shutdown decommissioning activities report.