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March 17th, 2011 – Proposal to handle dried Spent Fuel Pool

From: RST01 Hoc Sent: Thursday, March 17, 2011 3:45 PM To: Einziger, Robert Cc: Ruland, William Subject: N2 on dry spent fuel Bill Ruland wanted me to request your input on putting liquid…

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Summary of Committee Investigation on the Fukushima Daiichi and Daini Accidents

Executive Summary of the Interim Report Investigation Committee on the Accidents at Fukushima Nuclear Power Stations of Tokyo Electric Power Company December 26, 2011 Table of contents 1. Introduction 2. Outline of the Accidents…

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Citizens in Shimada Japan Unite Against Plan to Take Radioactive Rubble

Shimada, Shizuoka Prefecture, at the first public briefing on 12/21 residents of Shimada City unified the voices of residents to recall the mayor.  The Mayor of Shimada City had recently accepted a policy…

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March 16th, 2011 – Fukushima Daiichi dry fuel storage research facility

From:Kokaiko. Lawrence To:Haney, Catherine; Dorman, Dan; Ordaz. Vonna; Kinneman, John; Pulliam. Timothy Subject:FW: Spent fuel storage at Fukushima Dajichi Date:Wednesday, March 16, 2011 12:32:36 PM Attachments:Fukushima-Daiichi -Nuclear- Power-Station2.jpg From: Spitzberg, Blair Sent: Wednesday,…

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507 page report reserves strongest criticism for NISA and TEPCO for Fukushima Disaster

When engineering professor Yotaro Hatamura took the job of heading the independent investigation into the Fukushima disaster, he said he was looking for lessons rather than culprits. He may have changed his mind….

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NRC finds Entergy Safety Commitment Track Record Lacking

Vermont Yankee nuclear plant officials said Tuesday that a small amount of radioactive tritium was found in a Connecticut River water sample, but follow-up samples showed no signs of it and the finding…

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September 8th, 2011 – Savannah River Spent Fuel Management

SRS Used Nuclear Fuel Management Bill Bates Director, Nuclear Materials Storage Project Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC September 8, 2011 •Mission Overview—Fuel & Fuel Storage Systems •Water Chemistry Control Program •Basin Structural Integrity…

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Can the Uranium industry really be regulated to the highest standards?

A highly anticipated National Academy of Sciences report on uranium mining concluded Monday that Virginia must overcome “steep hurdles” before it can assure that a rich deposit of the radioactive ore can be…

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Judge denies Diablo Canyon request to use ratepayer funds to keep plant operating

An administrative law judge dismissed Pacific Gas & Electric’s application, filed nearly two years ago, to use customer money in its efforts to keep the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant operating for another…

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TEPCO publishes decommissioning plan – Total costs still unreleased

Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO), the operator of the crippled Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant, did not specify the cost of decommissioning the plant’s reactors in its work schedule announced Dec. 21…

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Tritium leak found at River Bend Nuclear with levels up to 48,000 pCi/L

Officials at Entergy Corp.’s nuclear power plant near Baton Rouge say they have notified the Nuclear Regulatory Commission about a leak of radioactive hydrogen. The Advocate reports that an elevated level of tritium was found…

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April 28th, 2011 – Mathcad analysis of Reactor 1 Lower Head Integrity

From: Salay, Michael Sent: Thursday, April 28, 2011 3:02 PM To: Gauntt, Randall 0 Cc: Lee, Richard; Esmaili, Hossein; Marksberry, Don Subject: integrity of U1 lower head Randy, We need some clarification on…

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Nuclear waste piling up faster than solutions can be dreamed

In 1987, Washington unilaterally decided the waste was going to Yucca without seriously considering other potential sites. Not surprisingly, Nevada citizens have railed against the top-down plan ever since.  If the government doesn’t…

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April 25th, 2011 -Unit 3 100% Leak rate – Updating Source Term – MELCOR analysis

From: Gauntt, Randall 0 [[email protected]] Sent: Monday, April 25, 2011 2:10 AM To: PMT-japan Resource; Hoc, PMT12 Cc: Gepford, Heather; Meighan, Sean; Huffert, Anthony Subject: RE: RESPONSE: Modification of Source Term; Email Distribution…

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April 25th, 2011 – Reactor 1 Seeming Stop of DW Water Level Increase

From: Salay, Michael Sent: Monday, April 25, 2011 7:09 PM To: Marksberry, Don; Lee, Richard; Esmaili, Hossein; Gauntt, Randall 0 Subject: U1 seeming stop of DW water level increase Guys, Based on this…

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Nuclear Regulatory Commission Reform Commissioners Panel – December 14th and 15th

December 14th, 2011 – House Committee Oversight and Government Reform Nuclear Regulatory Commission commissioners testified before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee about recent allegations of mismanagement directed at Commission Chair Greg Jaczko. The…

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Davis Besse Nuclear Station still under scrutiny over cracks and overall plant safety

U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio, has indicated he is not satisfied with and does not trust information FirstEnergy has disseminated about cracks in the plant’s shield building. “FirstEnergy continues to try to prioritize…

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EBR-1 Marks 60th Anniversary of Electricity from Nuclear Energy

Sixty years ago today, Experimental Breeder Reactor 1 generated enough electricity to power a string of four light bulbs at what is now the Idaho National Laboratory near Arco. Reid Cameron, who was…

Enformable Temporary storage facilities cesium adsorption tower panorama - Early December

Establishment of temporary storage facilities cesium adsorption tower

December 21, 2011 Establishment of temporary storage facilities cesium adsorption tower Temporary storage facilities cesium adsorption tower panorama (taken in early December 2011) Temporary storage facilities adsorption tower installation situation cesium (cesium adsorption…

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Sequoyah Nuclear Reports Tritium Levels Exceeding 20k pCi/L in offsite groundwater

October 31, 2011, Sequoyah installed two new groundwater monitoring wells in an area known to have contained previously reported releases of tritium in an effort to further characterize and validate the scope of…

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