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Plant Vogtle workers compare reactor projects

...project.David Logue's current job ? a supervisor for tests and inspections required for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission's new licensing processes ? didn't exist when he was a civil engineer building Vogtle Units 1 and 2...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-21/plant-vogtle-workers-compare
With MOX program's many drawbacks, its support remains puzzling

...originally projected; is a new fuel form that has not been adequately tested; may not be licensed by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission; and still has no customers, since it will require costly upgrades to the aging U.S. nuclear reactor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-09-14/mox-programs-man
Plant Vogtle reaches largest workforce since 1980s construction

...component called CA05 that required multiple changes. Some changes were significant enough that the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission had to approve them.Georgia Power, one of four co-owners of Vogtle, originally projected the workforce...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-07/plant-vogtle-reaches-largest
MOX facility contractor requests construction extension for work at Savannah River Site

...the mixed-oxide fuel fabrication facility at Savannah River Site has quietly requested from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission a 10-year extension for construction activities.Shaw Areva MOX Services' current construction permit expires...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-03/mox-facility-contractor-requ
Georgia Power reports 'schedule challenges' but no new delays at Vogtle

...comply with licensing requirements," the report said, adding some were significant enough that the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission had to approve them. The same company is adding a pair of reactors to SCANA's V.C. Summer Plant in South...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-28/georgia-power-reports-schedul
Let Export-Import Bank go

...Washington, D.C., should get rid of expensive and onerous regulations currently in place under the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and end market-distorting technology programs.Given that only 2 percent of U.S. exports have Ex-Im...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-08-28/let-export-import-bank-g
Nuclear Regulatory Commission names new inspector to team at Plant Vogtle site

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has named a fourth inspector for the Plant Vogtle Units 3 and 4 construction site, according to a news release.Resident inspector...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-22/nrc-names-new-inspector-plan
Nuclear Regulatory Commission names new Plant Vogtle inspector

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has named a new resident inspector for Plant Vogtle, according to a news release.Alejandro Alen joins senior resident inspector...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-05/nuclear-regulatory-commissio
Promises of easier nuclear power plant construction fall short in new round of building

...assurance, design and fabrication problems. He called it a "significant concern."Inspectors for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission halted their first review of the plant the following month, saying it was not ready for in-depth scrutiny...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-26/promises-easier-nuclear-power
Good things come in threes

...wisely decided to keep the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository alive by allocating $55 million to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to "support continued adjudication" of the facility's licensing application.Like MOX, Yucca Mountain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-22/good-things-come-thre