At a meeting with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Duke Energy said its flooding hazard study found the Jocassee Dam poses little credible risk to the downstream Oconeee Nuclear Station, The Greenville News reports.
After Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Allison Macfarlane cancelled a planned trip to Georgia's Plant Voglte nuclear facility, NRC member William Ostendorff was named to go in her place, The Augusta Chronicle reports.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission confirmed that Entergy repaired a "blowout" panel opening at the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant. The opening occurred Monday in response to an increase in pressure, Reuters reports.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is ordering U.S. nuclear power plants to improve ventilation systems at 31 reactors with designs similar to those that melted down two years ago in Japan.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The top executive overseeing the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant on the California coast received compensation valued at nearly $2 million last year, according to a regulatory filing released Friday.
Speaking to a group of nuclear industry insiders, Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairwoman Allison Macfarlane warned the industry to be prepared for the unknown, including terrorism, aging reactors and natural disasters, rather than relying on current safety prediction models, The New York Times reports.