Tag - NRC

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NRC To Hold Annual Millstone Assessment Meeting on March 22nd
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NRC CONVENES PUBLIC MEETING 3/8/17 ON PETITION TO CLOSE AT-RISK REACTORS INCLUDING MILLSTONE UNIT 2
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The Great Experiment Continues: Dominion Wants to Postpone Mandatory Inspection of Unit 2 Reactor Vessel For 20 Years – NRC Says OK
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“Act Now” we need radiation standards to protect the most vulnerable: our children.
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The answer is YES
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CT Attorney General Petitions U.S. Court of Appeals To Reject NRC Nuke Waste Storage Rule
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NRC CURES PROBLEM WITH MILLSTONE’S RECURRING OUT-OF-SERVICE RADIATION MONITORS
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Has Millstone Been a Good Neighbor? Find Out!
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Dominion Cited for Millstone Federal License Violations Again

NRC To Hold Annual Millstone Assessment Meeting on March 22nd

NRC to hold Annual Millstone Assessment Meeting March 22, 2017 at the Waterford Public Library From 6 pm – 8 pm MEETING INFO The meeting will address the NRC’s most recent Millstone assessment letter released on March 13, 2017: https://www.nrc.gov/reactors/operating/oversight/letters/mill_2016q4.pdf The Nuclear Energy Advisory Committee will host the event, which is open to the public.[...]

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NRC CONVENES PUBLIC MEETING 3/8/17 ON PETITION TO CLOSE AT-RISK REACTORS INCLUDING MILLSTONE UNIT 2

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is convening a public meeting on March 8, 2017 on a petition to close at-risk nuclear reactors, including Millstone Unit 2, for inspection and testing of suspect Areva-Creusot Forge major components. The NRC’s Petition Review Board will conduct the public meeting at its Rockville MD headquarters from 10 AM[...]

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The Great Experiment Continues: Dominion Wants to Postpone Mandatory Inspection of Unit 2 Reactor Vessel For 20 Years – NRC Says OK

Posted 10/23/2016 The trouble-plagued Millstone Unit 2 – which went online in 1975, nearly 40 years ago – has asked the NRC to waive a mandatory inspection of its reactor vessel, due to take place once every ten years through the life of the reactor, by extending the upcoming inspection interval from 10 years to[...]

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“Act Now” we need radiation standards to protect the most vulnerable: our children.

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering rewriting its radiation exposure regulations, which currently do not protect developing children or pregnancy. These life stages are known to be uniquely vulnerable to radiation, and protecting them will protect everyone. Tell NRC to protect the most vulnerable from radiation exposure. Deadline is Monday, June 22, 2015.[...]

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The answer is YES

At the CCAM public meeting, back on September 24, 2014, Legislator Jay Schneiderman proposed a question to Jeffrey Semancik (DEEP’s Director of Radiation), which Jeffrey Semancik at the time neither confirmed nor denied but it clearly made him uncomfortable. See video clip below. We know the answer to Jay Schneiderman’s question. The answer is YES.[...]

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CT Attorney General Petitions U.S. Court of Appeals To Reject NRC Nuke Waste Storage Rule

Connecticut’s Attorney General, George Jepsen, has joined a court petition by Vermont and New York on October 24, 2014 to challenge the NRC’s latest rules that would allow onsite storage of thousands of tons of high-level nuclear waste onsite at the Millstone nuclear power plant for 60 years after Units 2 and 3 close. In[...]

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NRC CURES PROBLEM WITH MILLSTONE’S RECURRING OUT-OF-SERVICE RADIATION MONITORS

ALLOWS DOMINION TO KEEP ITS RADIATION MONITORING OUTAGES SECRET! Things just got a whole lot riskier for folks living in the shadow of Millstone – residents of southeastern Connecticut and Long Island’s East End in particular – with no advance notice, no opportunity for public comment and no stand-in for the public communicating its outrage.[...]

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Has Millstone Been a Good Neighbor? Find Out!

The public is invited to a presentation on September 24, 2014 from 6 to 8 PM at the East Lyme Community Center, Chendal Room, 41 Society Road, Niantic. The Connecticut Coalition Against Millstone is sponsoring the event. All are welcome! Topics will include Millstone’s hotter water discharge to the Long Island Sound, Dominion’s routine and[...]

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Dominion Cited for Millstone Federal License Violations Again

In the NRC’s quarterly inspection report for the months of May, June and July released on August 12, the NRC cited Dominion for three violations of its federal licensing conditions. The NRC imposed no penalties. The cited violations: (1) Dominion’s radiation protection personnel overseeing contract workers told them respiratory protection was not needed for work[...]

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