United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Actions in Response to the Japan Nuclear Accident: February 17, 2012

NRC staff proposes to the Commission issuing three orders to enhance post-9/11 emergency equipment, install additional spent fuel pool instruments and, for certain plants, enhance or install containment vents, along with a request for information.

Documents:

  • SECY-12-0025 Proposed Orders and Requests for Information in Response to Lessons Learned from Japan's March 11, 2011, Great Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami

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