Nuclear Regulatory Commission
We are relieved that the nuclear gauge has been recovered and that no radioactive materials were released ... The agency thanks the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, West Virginia officials, the public and the citizen who discovered the gauge along the road for the combined effort to find it.
It is critical for anyone who has information about the lost nuclear gauge to contact the Pennsylvania DEP, Nuclear Regulatory Commission or a local law enforcement agency immediately ... As long as the device is not tampered with or damaged, it presents no hazard to public safety.
Ten applications for construction and operating licenses and two for early site permits are under Nuclear Regulatory Commission review. We don't expect construction on those projects to start until later this decade, but we do expect more new reactors to be built as electricity demand recoversMore quotes »
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NRC used appropriations bill to triple Rockville HQ space
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NC nuclear plant shut down after crack discovered
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Tritium found in water leak at Catawba Nuclear Station
isotope of hydrogen, has been leaked from a discharge pipe at the Catawba Nuclear Station, according to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The leak has been classified as a "non emergency event" by the NRC. The leak, however, has the potential to reach from Enquirer Herald Read more »
Lawmakers Talk Indian Point; Override Vote Next Week
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Federal court OKs plan for Vogtle plant
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