United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Commission Correspondence - 2007

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12/31/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Congress and the Government Accountability Office (GAO) providing a summary of actions taken by the NRC in response to recommendations made by GAO in its report entitled, "Nuclear Energy: NRC's Workforce and Processes for New Reactor Licensing Are Generally in Place, but Uncertainties Remain as Industry Begins to Submit Applications" (GAO-07-1129), September 2007.
12/17/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Congresswoman Nita M. Lowey concerning recent instances of inattentive security officers identified at the Indian Point and Peach Bottom plants and the NRC's response to these incidents.
12/13/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Congressman Joe Barton regarding EnergySolutions' September 14, 2007 application to import approximately 20,000 tons of radioactive waste from Italy.
12/04/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Congress providing the date that the NRC's project to monitor the location of radioactive sources of concern, the National Source Tracking System (NSTS), will begin operation.
11/30/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Congress regarding significant progress made with respect to the implementation of Section 651(e) of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPA) concerning byproduct materials.
11/20/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Senator Thomas R. Carper regarding the NRC's recruitment efforts.
11/15/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to the President and Congress transmitting NRC's Fiscal Year 2007 Performance and Accountability Report.
11/09/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Senator Arlen Specter concerning security at the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station.
11/08/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Congresswoman Nita M. Lowey regarding the failure of Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. (Entergy) to comply fully with the requirements of NRC's July 30, 2007 Order concerning operability of a new Alert and Notification System (ANS) for the Indian Point nuclear power plant.
10/31/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Senator Edward M. Kennedy concerning the collapse of a portion of a cooling tower at the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station.
10/25/2007
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Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Congressman Edward J. Markey concerning a recently awarded NRC contract to Information Systems Laboratories, Inc. (ISL) to assist NRC in the review of upcoming applications for new nuclear reactor construction.
10/02/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Congressman Christopher Shays providing NRC's position on the GAO unclassified summary report, "Nuclear Security: DOE and NRC Have Different Security Requirements for Protecting Weapons-Grade Material from Terrorist Attacks" GAO-07-1197R exit icon
9/28/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Congress regarding NRC staff's review of DOE's anticipated license application for a geologic repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada
9/28/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Congress regarding NRC staff's review of DOE's anticipated license application for a geologic repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada
9/25/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Secretary of Education, Margaret Spellings, submitting NRC's Fiscal Year 2008 Annual Federal Plan on Executive Agency Actions to Assist Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
9/25/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Senator Patrick Leahy concerning the collapse of a portion of a non safety-related cooling tower cell at the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station.
9/18/2007 Letter to Congress (N. Lowey, J. Hall, E. engel, M. Hinchey), responds to request for a 60-day extension for intervener petitions to be filed in connection to the license renewal process for Indian Point Units 2 and 3, signed by Acting Chairman Jaczko.
9/12/2007 Letters from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Senators Thomas R. Carper and George V. Voinovich regarding concerns about the Government Accountability Office's (GAO's) ability to set up a false company and obtain a license to buy radioactive material and safety procedures and controls at Nuclear Fuel Services (NFS) in regard to a leak involving a solution containing highly enriched uranium.
9/11/2007 Letter to Congress providing NRC's Report to Congress on the Security Inspection Program for Commercial Power Reactor and Category I Fuel Cycle Facilities: Results and Status Update (Annual Report for Calendar Year 2006).
8/22/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Senator James M. Inhofe regarding concerns about the agency's policy of withholding information from the public, specifically in regard to a significant event at Nuclear Fuel Services (NFS).
8/22/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Congressman Joe Barton regarding concerns that the NRC's August 2004 policy concerning withholding information about Nuclear Fuel Services' (NFS) licensed activities from the public has resulted in withholding many documents of no security significance.
8/22/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Congressman John D. Dingell providing responses to questions regarding concerns about a significant event at Nuclear Fuel Services (NFS) and the NRC's related policy concerning withholding information from the public.
8/03/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Rob Portman, Office of Management and Budget, requesting comments on NRC's draft FY-2007-2012 Strategic Plan
8/03/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Congress requesting comments on NRC's draft FY-2007-2012 Strategic Plan
7/20/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Senator Pete V. Domenici regarding the Commission's efforts to meet the challenges posed by the expected new reactor applications.
7/20/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Congressman Bennie G. Thompson regarding the cyber-security posture of the Nation's nuclear power plants.
7/10/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Senator Thomas R. Carper seeking support to assist NRC in acquiring additional permanent office space near the agency's present headquarters facilities in Rockville, Maryland.
7/03/2007 Lettter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Congress regarding NRC's top ranking of "2007 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government" and recent recognition as a "Best Diversity Company" for its strong support of women and minorities, attention to work/life balance, and commitment to supplier diversity.
6/28/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Congressman John Shadegg regarding NRC actions related to the unauthorized access and use of computer software by a former employee at the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station.
6/26/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Congressman John Hall regarding Entergy's formal filing of a license renewal application (LRA) for Indian Point Nuclear Generating Unit Nos. 2 and 3.
6/25/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Congress and the Government Accountability Office (GAO) providing a written statement of actions taken by NRC on recommendations made by the GAO in its report entitled "Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management: Approaches Used by Foreign Countries May Provide Useful Lessons for Managing U.S. Radioactive Waste" GAO-07-221 exit icon
6/22/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Attorney General Alberto Gonzales (DOJ) and Robert Portman, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) designating Mr. Darren B. Ash, NRC Deputy Executive Director for Information Services and Chief Information Officer, as the NRC's Chief Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Officer.
6/20/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Congressman Tom Davis providing information that describes how NRC implements key information technology laws and determines the influence of the Chief Information Officer.
6/19/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Congress informing of a delay in the National Academies' study of industrial, research, and commercial uses for radiation sources.
6/08/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Congressman Peter J. Visclosky, inviting members of the Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development on a tour of the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Plant in Lusby, Maryland.
6/08/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, regarding request that proposed civil penalty funds related to Entergy's non-compliance with a Commission order be distributed to counties surrounding the Indian Point Plant for use in local emergency planning activities.
5/30/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Congressman Henry A. Waxman providing information about telework programs at the NRC.
5/01/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Congressman Bart Gordon, provides the requested OIG report on former Local public document Room Libraries
4/27/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Congress transmitting NRC's "Report to Congress on Abnormal Occurrences: Fiscal Year 2006"
4/25/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Margaret Spellings, Secretary of Education, providing NRC's FY-2006 Annual Performance Report on Executive Agency Actions to Assist Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs).
4/23/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Michael Chertoff, Secretary of Homeland Security, regarding request that the Radiation Source Protection and Security Task Force reevaluate the list of radioactive sources that warrant enhanced security and protection
4/23/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Congress providing notification of NRC's top ranking among large Federal agencies as the "2007 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government" and expressing appreciation for the continued support of Congress
4/01/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Senator Barbara Boxer regarding the final rulemaking to amend 10 CFR 73.1, the Design Basis Threat (DBT) rule
4/01/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Senator Barbara Boxer regarding NRC's development of security requirements for new reactors
3/28/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Congress concerning agency acquisitions related to "Buy American" as required by P.L. 110-5: Revised Continuing Appropriations Resolution of 2007
3/22/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Congress, OPM, and EEOC providing NRC's First Annual Report on the Notification and Federal Employee Antidiscrimination and Retaliation (No FEAR) Act of 2002
3/21/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Vayl Oxford, Domestic Nuclear Detection Office, Department of Homeland Security, recognizing the efforts of the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) in working with the NRC and the States in establishing a national detection program.
3/21/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to George W. Foresman, Under Secretary for Preparedness, Department of Homeland Security, regarding concerns of the States regarding the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office's (DNDO's) efforts and information needs in establishing a national nuclear detection program.
3/21/2007 Letter from Chairman Kale E. Klein to Congress enclosing the NRC's response to the recommendations made by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) in its report entitled, "Human Capital: Retirements and Anticipated New Reactor Applications Will Challenge NRC's Workforce", GAO-07-105 exit icon
3/16/2007 Letters from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Samuel W. Bodman, Secretary of Energy, and Dennis R. Spurgeon, Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy expressing appreciation for meeting with the NRC on topics important to both agencies' interests in nuclear energy.
3/12/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Congress, GAO, and OMB providing a summary of actions taken by the NRC in response to recommendations contained in various Government Accountability Office (GAO) reports that address NRC activities
3/05/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Congress submitting proposed legislation which authorizes appropriations for Fiscal Year 2008
2/28/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Congress providing an invitation to the NRC's 19th Annual Regulatory Information Conference
2/28/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Senate Staff Members expressing appreciation for support of NRC's budget for Fiscal Year 2007
2/28/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to various Members of the U.S. Senate expressing appreciation for support of NRC's budget for Fiscal Year 2007
2/16/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Congress providing NRC's Annual Report on the Administration of the Government in the Sunshine Act for Calendar Year 2006
2/15/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Representative Maurice Hinchey regarding the development of an independent assessment of the NRC's Reactor Oversight Process (ROP) at the Indian Point nuclear power plant
2/09/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, providing notification of NRC's competitive sourcing efforts for FY 2006
2/02/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Congressional Clerks expressing appreciation for interest to meet and discuss NRC's budget request for FY 2007
2/02/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Congress expressing appreciation for support of NRC's budget request for FY 2007
1/29/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Congressman Edward J. Markey regarding the incorporation of technologies and other means to mitigate potential damages and consequences of a terrorist attack against a new nuclear power plant
1/24/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Congressman Thomas R. Carper providing the status of NRC's rulemaking efforts to implement Section 651(e) of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 on "Treatment of Accelerator-Produced and Other Radioactive Material as Byproduct Material"
1/17/2007 Letter from Chairman Dale E. Klein to Senator Frank R. Lautenberg and Senator Robert Menendez responding to opposition to Shieldalloy Metallurgical Corporation's proposed decommissioning plan for its Newfield, New Jersey site
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