Daily Report, 1/16/21

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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, 1/15/21

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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 January 15. The last recorded status is as follows:

  • 11 US nuclear reactors are at reduced capacity.
  • 4 of the 98 US nuclear reactors listed on the NRC’s daily report are not operating (Including Three Mile Island, 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 proposed a $8,500 civil penalty to a Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, firm for failing to dispose of, or transfer, portable nuclear gauges it possesses under an NRC license and also for failing to complete the decommissioning process within the required time period.

Daily Report, 1/14/21

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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 January 14. The last recorded status is as follows:

  • 12 US nuclear reactors are at reduced capacity.
  • 4 of the 98 US nuclear reactors listed on the NRC’s daily report are not operating (Including Three Mile Island, which has closed). Non-operating reactors are listed in our US Reactor Status table.

Event Reports from Reactors:

Braidwood 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, 1/13/21

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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 January 11. The last recorded status is as follows:

  • 11 US nuclear reactors are at reduced capacity.
  • 4 of the 98 US nuclear reactors listed on the NRC’s daily report are not operating (Including Three Mile Island, which has closed). Non-operating reactors are listed in our US Reactor Status table.

Event Reports from Reactors:

Braidwood issued a fitness-fir-duty report.

Preliminary Notifications relating to reactors:

No new Preliminary Notifications

NRC News releases: 

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards has elected Matthew W. Sunseri as Chairman, Joy L. Rempe as Vice Chairman and Walter L. Kirchner as Member-at-Large, effective immediately

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has selected Christopher Hunt as the new senior resident inspector at the Quad Cities nuclear power plant. The plant is operated by Exelon Generation Co., LLC., located in Cordova, Ill., 20 miles northeast of Moline.

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Kristine L. Svinicki announced that she intends to leave the NRC on Jan. 20, 2021.

Daily Report, 1/9/21

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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 January 8. The last recorded status is as follows:

  • 7 US nuclear reactors are at reduced capacity.
  • 5 of the 98 US nuclear reactors listed on the NRC’s daily report are not operating (Including Three Mile Island, 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’s Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards has elected Matthew W. Sunseri as Chairman, Joy L. Rempe as Vice Chairman and Walter L. Kirchner as Member-at-Large, effective immediately.

Daily Report, 1/8/21

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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 January 8. The last recorded status is as follows:

  • 7 US nuclear reactors are at reduced capacity.
  • 5 of the 98 US nuclear reactors listed on the NRC’s daily report are not operating (Including Three Mile Island, which has closed). Non-operating reactors are listed in our US Reactor Status table.

Event Reports from Reactors:

Diablo Canyon 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, 1/7/21

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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 January 7. The last recorded status is as follows:

  • 8 US nuclear reactors are at reduced capacity.
  • 5 of the 98 US nuclear reactors listed on the NRC’s daily report are not operating (Including Three Mile Island, which has closed). Non-operating reactors are listed in our US Reactor Status table.

Event Reports from Reactors:

Grand Gulf reported that an unusual event was declared due to rise in drywell unidentified reactor coolant system leakage.

Preliminary Notifications relating to reactors:

No new Preliminary Notifications

NRC News releases: 

No new NRC News or Speeches

Daily Report, 1/6/21

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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 January 6. The last recorded status is as follows:

  • 7 US nuclear reactors are at reduced capacity.
  • 5 of the 98 US nuclear reactors listed on the NRC’s daily report are not operating (Including Three Mile Island, 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 U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has selected Christopher Hunt as the new senior resident inspector at the Quad Cities nuclear power plant. The plant is operated by Exelon Generation Co., LLC., located in Cordova, Ill., 20 miles northeast of Moline.

Daily Report, 1/5/21

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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 January 5. The last recorded status is as follows:

  • 8 US nuclear reactors are at reduced capacity.
  • 5 of the 98 US nuclear reactors listed on the NRC’s daily report are not operating (Including Three Mile Island, 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: 

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Kristine L. Svinicki announced that she intends to leave the NRC on Jan. 20, 2021. She issued a statement on the matter.

Daily Report, 1/4/21

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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 January 4. The last recorded status is as follows:

  • 7 US nuclear reactors are at reduced capacity.
  • 5 of the 98 US nuclear reactors listed on the NRC’s daily report are not operating (Including Three Mile Island, which has closed). Non-operating reactors are listed in our US Reactor Status table.

Event Reports from Reactors:

Vogtle reported a non-functional seismic monitoring system.

Preliminary Notifications relating to reactors:

No new Preliminary Notifications

NRC News releases: 

No new NRC News or Speeches