Sunday, January 13, 2013

NRC to Discuss Implementing Orders for Post-Fukushima Improvements Jan. 16 in Rockville, MD

Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff will meet with industry representatives Jan. 16 to continue discussions on schedules and guidance for actions stemming from recommendations of the NRC’s Japan Near-Term Task Force, which examined issues raised by the Fukushima nuclear accident in March 2011.

The meeting will be held from 9-11:30 a.m. in the Commission Hearing Room on the first floor of the White Flint North complex at 11555 Rockville Pike in Rockville, Md.

NRC management and industry executives will discuss topics including:
U.S. nuclear power plants’ integrated plans for complying with three specific post-Fukushima actions the NRC ordered the plants to take in March 2012; Efforts to better understand and analyze flooding and earthquake hazards; Strategies to respond to extreme natural events resulting in the loss of power at plants, and;
Longer-term activities to resolve other recommendations.

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