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Important steps at SRS make the world safer

...Department of Health and Environmental Control; the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; and the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. All have worked well together to meet this tank milestone before the required federal deadline. This...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-07-04/important-steps-
Concrete dome built at Plant Vogtle to shield backup power equipment for emergency

...earthquake caused the plant to lose power needed to operate its safety systems for cooling down reactors.U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission spokesman Joey Ledford said the concrete domes are not mandatory, but most nuclear facilities are building...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-12/concrete-dome-built-plant-vo
Vogtle costs will transfer to customers

...Another costly regulation change is for cybersecurity protections for the plant's electronics to meet Nuclear Regulatory Commission instructions issued after the contract was signed. Even legal costs are rising because of the added construction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-02/vogtle-costs-will-transfer
U.S. Energy Department yet to release environmental document on potential German waste shipments to SRS

...Limited's Chalk River Laboratory will be processed at the site's H Canyon plant.Last month, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission extended a certificate approving steel and lead shipping casks to transport the spent fuel on nondisclosed routes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-23/us-energy-department-yet-rele
Nuclear Regulatory Commission increases oversight for Plant Vogtle following shipping incident

Southern Nuclear's Plant Vogtle has fallen under increased oversight from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission after radioactive waste was improperly packaged in a shipping cask and transported to a Barnwell, S.C. facility.The oversight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-31/nuclear-regulatory-commissio
Nuclear Regulatory Commission holding public meeting for Plant Vogtle and V.C. Summer construction

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission is holding a public meeting Tuesday in Burke County to review inspections and testing procedures for new nuclear reactors at Plant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-18/nuclear-regulatory-commissio
Towers of power

...When Vogtle construction resumed in the early 1980s, project leaders were met with an endless stream of Nuclear Regulatory Commission-mandated change orders, akin to a homebuilder constructing a house to a local building code that changed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-01/towers-power
So long, Harry

...most studied piece of real estate in America, was declared suitable for nuclear waste storage by the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission just last fall.And now, Harry Reid says he's retiring.We hope he's still around when the first Yucca...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-05/so-long-harry
Feds meet today at Vogtle on nuke issues

...inspection and testing at separate nuclear construction projects in South Carolina and Georgia. The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission is holding a public meeting at Plant Vogtle in Waynesboro. Regulators say they'll be discussing two units...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-24/feds-meet-today-vogtle-nuke-
After damage, feds inspect construction at SC nuke plant

...reactor under construction in South Carolina, federal regulators said Monday.In a news release, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said its representatives are launching a special inspection this week at the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-23/after-damage-feds-inspec