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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
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
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
Vogtle expansion on track, Georgia Power execs tell PSC

...point last year, Georgia Power ordered a halt to deliveries from any vendor until quality improved. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued its own stop-work order in March 2013.In the meantime, Chicago Bridge & Iron merged with the original...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-03/vogtle-expansion-track-geo
Emergency drill planned for Plant Vogtle

...and exiting the facility, according to a Georgia Power news release. A helicopter might also be used.The Nuclear Regulatory Commission requires nuclear plants to conduct a hostile action-based emergency exercise at least once every eight years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-20/emergency-drill-planned-wedn
Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia closer to US loans for nuclear plant

...under a recent decision from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.MEAG is seeking more than $2 billion in...comment.A recent analysis from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission explains that MEAG requested the restructuring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-14/municipal-electric-authority-
No danger in SC nuke leak, officials say

...chemical treatment pond to another when it leaked and began seeping from the ground, according to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Officials did not say exactly how much water leaked, saying only that it was more than 100 gallons of water...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-08/no-danger-sc-nuke-leak-offic
Across the region

...chemical treatment pond to another when it leaked and began seeping from the ground, according to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.Officials did not say exactly how much water leaked, saying only that it was more than 100 gallons of water...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-08/across-region
Plant Vogtle conducting emergency drill Wednesday

...Plant Vogtle, according to a Georgia Power news release.The hostile action-based drill is required by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission at least once every eight years. The NRC will evaluate the emergency exercise at Plant Vogtle on May 21.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-29/plant-vogtle-conducting-emer
Georgia Power executives testify Vogtle expansion is progressing

...point last year, Georgia Power ordered a halt to deliveries from any vendor until quality improved. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued its own stop-work order in March 2013.In the meantime, Chicago Bridge & Iron merged with the original...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-03/georgia-power-executives-t