With tag: nuclear_regulatory_commission
NRC To Hold Public Meeting In Brattleboro
Officials from the
Nuclear Regulatory Commission will be in Brattleboro today to talk about their annual safety assessment of
the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant.
Sanders Laments NRC Chief's Departure
Sen. Bernie Sanders says he's "extremely
disappointed" that the chairman of the federal Nuclear Regulatory
Commission, who frequently clashed with other members as he pushed for reforms
in the nuclear industry, has announced his resignation.
NRC Won’t Intervene In Yankee Lawsuit
By John Dillon
Nuclear Regulatory Commission says it won't intervene in the lawsuit against
the state over the continued operation of the Vermont Yankee plant. Yankee
owner Entergy wants a court to rule that only the federal government has the right
to control Yankee's future operation. But
the NRC says Vermont has a regulatory role as well.
Sanders Challenges NRC Head On Tritium
By Ross Sneyd
dozen nuclear power plants around the country have leaked radioactive tritium
into groundwater. And now, a destroyed oil well is leaking oil into the waters
of the Gulf of Mexico. Senator Bernie Sanders says it's enough to demand new
thinking on national energy policy.
NRC to review nuclear plant tritium monitoring
Inspectors from the Nuclear Regulatory
Commission will arrive this week to review Vermont Yankee's groundwater testing
program after a tritium leak was found at the plant.