March 23rd, 2011 – NRC Clearing Facts By Office of Public Affairs Before Distribution

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From: Markley, Michael
Sent: Wednesday, March 23, 2011 12:10 PM
To: Nguyen, Quynh; Meighan, Sean
Subject: FW: Query: Plants on Coastal Waterways

Any answer wrt to our Sharepoint site?

From: Hiland, Patrick
Sent: Wednesday, March 23, 2011 11:11 AM
To: Markley, Michael
Subject: RE: Query: Plants on Coastal Waterways

How do we know which Qs and As are OK’d by OPA?

From: Markley, Michael
Sent: Wednesday, March 23, 2011 10:49 AM
To: Hiland, Patrick; Nelson, Robert; Oesterle, Eric
Subject: RE: Query: Plants on Coastal Waterways
This was cleared by OPA
From: Hiland, Patrick
Sent: Wednesday, March 23, 2011 10:23 AM
To: Nelson, Robert; Markley, Michael; Oesterle, Eric
Subject: RE: Query: Plants on Coastal Waterways

Nelson, I found the below on the NRR TA sharepoint site. Can I (or you) provide this to NEI for their info?

“Which reactors are along coastal areas that could be affected by a tsunami?

Many nuclear plants are located in coastal areas that could potentially be affected by a tsunami. Two nuclear plants, Diablo Canyon and San Onofre, are on the Pacific Coast, which is known to have a tsunami hazard. Two nuclear plants on the Gulf Coast, South Texas and Crystal River, could also be affected by tsunami. There are many nuclear plants on the Atlantic Coast or on rivers that may be affected by a tidal bore resulting from a tsunami. These include St. Lucie, Turkey Point, Brunswick, Oyster Creek, Millstone, Pilgrim, Seabrook, Calvert Cliffs, Salem/Hope Creek, and Surry. Tsunami on the Gulf and Atlantic Coasts occur, but are very rare. Generally the flooding anticipated from hurricane storm surge exceeds the flooding expected from a tsunami for nuclear plants on the Atlantic and Gulf Coast. Regardless, all nuclear plants are designed to withstand a tsunami.”

From: Nelson, Robert
Sent: Wednesday, March 23, 2011 10:20 AM
To: Markley, Michael; Oesterle, Eric
Cc: Hilanod, Patrick
Subject: Query: Plants on Coastal Waterways
Importance: High

Do we have a Q&A that identifies plants on coastal waterways? Pat Hiland needs this info to compare with a list prepared by NEI. I’d appreciate if you could give this a high priority.

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