Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Federal inspectors are reviewing an unplanned shutdown of both nuclear reactors at the Calvert Cliffs power plant during last week’s snowstorm.
Two Virginia nuclear power plants experienced dozens of safety violations between 2000 and 2012, but many of those posed very low risks.
An unreleased Government Accountability Office report says the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in Lusby had 140 lower-level safety violations between 2000 and 2012.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has been violating federal law by delaying a decision on a proposed nuclear waste dump in Nevada, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer wants the Justice Department to investigate if California utility executives deceived federal regulators about an equipment swap at the San Onofre nuclear power plant that eventually led to a radiation leak, The Associated Press has learned.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has upheld its decision to deny a license for a French company to build a third nuclear reactor at Maryland’s Calvert Cliffs.
“At this point, we’ve identified nothing detrimental that would impact the health and safety around the North Anna site,” said Darrell W. Hammons of the FEMA. “You have a very cohesive community.”
The head of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Thursday he was “mortified” by allegations that he verbally abused women who worked at the agency.