United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

2009 QA Inspection and Audit Reports

The purpose of inspection and audit reports is to document the inspection/audit scope, observation, and findings of inspections and audits conducted by the NRC. The NRC performs inspections and audits to oversee the commercial nuclear industry to determine whether its requirements are being met by licensees and applicants, and their contractors. The following early site permit and combined license (COL) application inspections, and Pre-Design Certification and Pre-COL audits have been conducted:

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Date Description
11/12/09 General Electric Hitachi ESBWR Design Certification Application - Inspection of the radiation shielding calculations and associated codes used in the development of the ESBWR design certification at the GE Hitachi facility in Wilmington, NC.
10/05/09 Detroit Edison Company (DECo) Fermi Unit 3 Combined License Application - Inspection of the implementation of the quality assurance program to support the Fermi Unit 3 COL application in accordance with the requirements of Appendix B to 10 CFR Part 50 and 10 CFR Part 21 at the DECo facilities in Detroit, MI.
08/28/09 South Texas Project Nuclear Operating Company (STPNOC) Units 3 and 4 Combined License Application - Inspection of the implementation of quality assurance and Part 21 programs at Toshiba Corporation's (Toshiba) Isogo Nuclear Engineering Center in Yokohama, Japan. The inspection was to independently assess the basis upon which STPNOC determined that Toshiba is capable of providing the certified Advance Boiling Water Reactor (ABWR) for STPNOC Units 3 & 4.
07/15/09 South Carolina Electric & Gas Company V. C. Summer Units 2 and 3 Combined License Application - Inspection of the implementation of the quality assurance program to support the V. C. Summer Units 2 and 3 COL application in accordance with the requirements of Appendix B to 10 CFR Part 50 and 10 CFR Part 21 at the SCE&G facilities in Jenkinsville, SC.
04/16/09 Southern Nuclear Operating Company Vogtle Units 3 and 4 Combined License Application - Inspection of the implementation of the quality assurance program to support the Vogtle Units 3 and 4 COL application in accordance with the requirements of Appendix B to 10 CFR Part 50 and 10 CFR Part 21 at the SNC facilities in Birmingham, AL.
03/25/09 General Electric Hitachi ESBWR Design Certification Application - Inspection of the implementation of the quality assurance and Part 21 programs governing the application for the ESBWR Design Certification the GE Hitachi facility in Wilmington, NC.
03/02/09 South Texas Project Nuclear Operating Company (STPNOC) Units 3 and 4 Combined License Application - Inspection of the implementation of the quality assurance program governing the due diligence assessment to determine whether Toshiba Corporation is qualified to supply the design of the Advance Boiling Water Reactor (ABWR) for STPNOC Units 3 and 4 in accordance with Appendix A "Design Certification Rule for the US ABWR" to 10 CFR Part 52, "Licenses, Certifications, and Approvals for Nuclear Power Plants," of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR Part 52) at the STP facility in Bay City, TX.
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