"Nuclear Regulatory Commission" tag
DC Cook Nuclear Power Plant - Michigan

Licensed reactor operator violates Fitness for Duty policy

A licensed reactor operator at the Cook nuclear power plant in Bridgman, Michigan violated the Fitness for Duty policy.  The employee was evaluated under for-cause testing and has been suspended from accessing the…

Gerry Spence - Karen Silkwood

Gerry Spence and Karen Silkwood – Part 2 – Proving Strict Liability and Physical Injury

This is Part 2 of a 2 Part mini-series – Read Part 1 Here The following is the conclusion of a transcript of a speech given by Gerry Spence in Pennsylvania shortly after…

March 19th, 2011 - NRC NARAC models of Fukushima Daiichi disaster did not model all available radionuclides

March 19th, 2011 – NRC NARAC Models of Fukushima Daiichi Disaster Did Not Model All Available Radionuclides

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION JAPAN’S FUKUSHIMA DAIICHI PMT STATE INTERFACE AUDIO FILES SATURDAY, MARCH 19th, 2011 Pages From C147216-02X – March 19th, 2011 – NRC NARAC Models of Fukushima Daiichi…

Karen Silkwood - Car Accident

Gerry Spence and Karen Silkwood – Part 1 – Compensation for radiation injury

This is Part 1 of a 2 Part mini-series – Read Part 2 Here The following is the transcript of a speech given by Gerry Spence in Pennsylvania shortly after the Three Mile…

March 17th, 2011 - Special Lawyers Group tackled legal issues arising from Fukushima disaster response for White House

March 17th, 2011 – Special Lawyers Group tackled legal issues arising from Fukushima disaster response for White House

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION JAPAN’S FUKUSHIMA DAIICHI ET TABLE BACKUP 2 AUDIO FILES THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 2011 Pages From C147359-02X – March 17th, 2011 – Special Lawyers Group Tackled Legal…

General Motos

Keeping regulators and corporate America separate

By Karl Grossman “U.S. Agency Knew About G.M. Flaw But Did Not Act,” was the front-page headline of the New York Times this week. The article told of a memo released by the…

Millstone Nuclear Power Plant

Supervisor at Millstone nuclear power plant violates fitness for duty policy

A contract supervisor at the Millstone nuclear power plant in Connecticut violated the Dominion Nuclear Connecticut Fitness for Duty Policy on Thursday at noon. The licensee is reviewing the incident and assessing the…

quad cities nuclear

Licensed supervisor at Quad Cities nuclear power plant fails fitness for duty test

A licensed reactor operator supervisor at the Quad Cities nuclear power plant in Illinois failed a random fitness for duty test on Wednesday. The licensee has suspended the employee’s access to the facility….

Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant - 2011

Indian Point supervisor fails for-cause fitness for duty test

A employee supervisor at the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant in New York failed a for-cause fitness for duty test on Monday.  The licensee, Entergy Corporation, has terminated the employee’s access to the…

Edwin Hatch Nuclear Power Plant

Licensed supervisor at Hatch nuclear power plant violates fitness for duty policy

A licensed reactor operator supervisor at the Hatch nuclear power plant in Georgia has been suspended by Southern Nuclear Operating Company for violating the licensee’s fitness for duty policy. The Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear…

Vermont-Yankee-Nuclear-Po-002

Employee supervisor fails fitness for duty test

On Wednesday, a employee supervisor at the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant failed a random fitness for duty test and confirmed positive for alcohol.  The licensee terminated the employee’s access to the plant….

Japan - Fukushima Daiichi - Decontamination - Decommissioning

Japan mulling new credentials for nuclear workers

Members of the Liberal Democratic Party, the ruling party in Japan, are discussing the establishment of new credentials for workers who clean up radioactive debris or decommission nuclear power plants. The discussions revolve…

Sendai Nuclear Power Plant - Japan

Japan to prioritize safety screening of Sendai nuclear power plant

The Nuclear Regulation Authority in Japan said that it will prioritize the safety screening process at the Sendai nuclear power plant in Kagoshima Prefecture.  The announcement came on Thursday and implies that the…

Fukushima Daiichi March 11th, 2011

NRC’s inconsistent interpretations and applications of rules governing FOIA releases

Quantum mechanics imply that something can be both simultaneously one thing and another until it is observed.  Erwin Shrodinger explained it using a box and a cat.  If you seal the cat in…

VC Summer nuclear power plant

Construction supervisor at V.C. Summer nuclear power plant fails fitness for duty test

A construction supervisor at the Virgil C. Summer nuclear generating station in South Carolina failed a random fitness for duty test.  The licensee revoked the worker’s access to the plant. The facility has…

American Centrifuge Process Building

US nuclear fuel supplier files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

The United States Enrichment Corporation (USEC), the executive agent in the Megatons to Megawatts program – the highly enriched uranium purchase agreement between the United States and Russia, filed for bankruptcy, as its…

Salem Nuclear Power Plant

Licensed reactor operator at Salem nuclear power plant tests positive for cocaine

On Tuesday, March 4th, around 13:30, a licensed reactor operator at the Salem nuclear power plant failed a random fitness for duty test and confirmed positive for cocaine. The licensee restricted the employee’s…

Fukushima Daiichi Site 2013

On the third anniversary of the Fukushima Daiichi catastrophe

By Karl Grossman With the third anniversary of the start of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear catastrophe coming next week, the attempted Giant Lie about the disaster continues—a suppression of information, an effort at…

Fukushima Dai-Ichi Nuclear Power Plant Media Tour

Japan’s new pro-nuclear energy policy facing criticism

  In Japan, how the government defines nuclear power has been an issue of contention since the March 11th nuclear disaster at Fukushima Daiichi. While speaking at a Lower House subcommittee meeting on…

Point Beach Nuclear Power Plant

Licensed supervisor at Point Beach nuclear power plant fails fitness for duty test

On Wednesday, a licensed employee supervisor failed a for-cause fitness for duty test and confirmed positive for alcohol.  The licensee terminated the employee’s access to the nuclear power plant. Fitness for duty tests…

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