Monthly Archives: July 2022

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.

Daily Report, 7/28/22

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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 28. 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: 

No new NRC News or Speeches

Daily Report, 7/27/22

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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 27. 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 is 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, 7/26/22

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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 26. 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:

Brunswick reported a failed fitness-for-duty test.

Preliminary Notifications relating to reactors:

No new Preliminary Notifications

NRC News releases: 

Nuclear Regulatory Commission officials in Atlanta have selected John Zeiler as the agency’s senior resident inspector and Vanna Gaffney as the resident inspector at Duke Energy’s H.B. Robinson nuclear power plant, located near Hartsville, South Carolina.

Daily Report, 7/25/22

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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 25. The last recorded status is as follows: 

  • 7 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:

Wolf Creek reported an auxiliary feedwater actuation signal received due to human performance error.

Preliminary Notifications relating to reactors:

No new Preliminary Notifications

NRC News releases: 

No new NRC News or Speeches

Daily Report, 7/23/22

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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 next week when the NRC resumes its posts.

Daily Report, 7/22/22

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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 22. The last recorded status is as follows: 

  • 7 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, 7/21/22

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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 21. The last recorded status is as follows: 

  • 10 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: 

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will hold a regulatory conference with officials from Entergy Operations on July 29, beginning at 9 a.m. Central time, to discuss the safety significance of a finding the NRC identified during an inspection at the Waterford nuclear power plant. The plant is located in Killona, Louisiana.

No new NRC News or Speeches

Daily Report, 7/20/22

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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 20. The last recorded status is as follows: 

  • 6 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