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Commission Correspondence - 2012

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Date Subject
12/20/2012 Letter from Chairman Allison M. Macfarlane to Congress regarding uranium contamination in and around the Navajo Nation
11/27/2012 Letter from Chairman Allison M. Macfarlane to Congress providing NRC’s semiannual report on the status of licensing and other regulatory activities (April 2012-September 2012)
11/19/2012 Letter from Chairman Allison M. Macfarlane to Congress and the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) providing NRC’s response to GAO Report:  "Organizational Transformation:  Enterprise Architecture Value Needs to be Measured and Reported" (GAO-12-791)
11/16/2012 Letter from Chairman Allison M. Macfarlane to The President, Congress, and Government Accountability Office (GAO) providing NRC’s FY 2012 Performance and Accountability Report
11/13/2012 Letter from Chairman Allison M. Macfarlane to Congress and U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) reporting on actions the NRC has taken in response to the recommendation in the GAO report entitled “Spent Nuclear Fuel: Accumulating Quantities at Commercial Reactors Present Storage and Other Challenges” (GAO-12-797)
11/09/2012 Letter from Chairman Allison M. Macfarlane to Congress and U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) providing NRC's response to GAO’s report entitled "Nuclear Nonproliferation:  Additional Actions Needed to Improve Security of Radiological Sources at U.S. Medical Facilities" (GAO-12-925)
10/12/2012 Letter from Chairman Allison M. Macfarlane to Senator Barbara Boxer, regarding steam generator safety at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS)
10/05/2012 Letter from Chairman Allison M. Macfarlane to Congressman Edward J. Markey, regarding the August 12, 2012, shutdown of the Palisades Nuclear Plant
09/05/2012 Letter from Chairman Allison M. Macfarlane to Congressman Edward J. Markey, regarding the training and operating experience of both the striking workers and operators at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station
08/24/2012 Letter from Chairman Allison M. Macfarlane to Senator Robert Menendez, regarding the installation of filtered containment vents at U.S. commercial nuclear power plants
08/24/2012 Letter from Chairman Allison M. Macfarlane to Senator Robert Menendez, regarding the continued safety of operating nuclear plants and need for NRC to act more promptly in responding to identified areas of concern
08/22/2012 Letter from Chairman Allison M. Macfarlane to Congress transmitting the NRC’s report addressing advanced reactor licensing
08/22/2012 Letter from Chairman Allison M. Macfarlane to Congressman Howard L. Berman, regarding concerns about the safety of U.S. boiling water reactors with Mark I containments
08/15/2012 Letter from Chairman Allison M. Macfarlane to Senator Debbie Stabenow, regarding the Palisades Nuclear Plant
08/15/2012 Letter from Chairman Allison M. Macfarlane to Congressman Jeff Fortenberry, regarding concerns about the need for an assessment of proliferation risks as part of the NRC’s process for evaluating license applications
08/15/2012 Letter from Chairman Allison M. Macfarlane to Congressman Edward J. Markey, regarding the recent shutdown of the Palisades Nuclear Plant as a result of a leak in a water storage tank
08/14/2012 Letter from Chairman Allison M. Macfarlane to Congress providing the 2011 “Report to Congress on the Security Inspection Program for Commercial Power Reactor and Category 1 Fuel Cycle Facilities: Results and Status Update”
08/14/2012 Letter from Chairman Allison M. Macfarlane to Senator Dianne Feinstein, regarding how the NRC will decide whether the San Onofre Nuclear Generation Station (SONGS) is safe to restart
08/03/2012 Letter from Chairman Allison M. Macfarlane to Senator Scott P. Brown, regarding the application for a renewed operating license at Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station
07/30/2012 Letter from Chairman Allison M. Macfarlane to Senator Dianne Feinstein, regarding the NRC’s response to a recent GAO study entitled “Natural Hazard Assessments Could Be More Risk-Informed”
07/30/2012 Letter from Chairman Allison M. Macfarlane to Congress describing NRC’s response to GAO’s recommendation in GAO-12-465, “Nuclear Regulatory Commission – Natural Hazard Assessments Could Be More Risk-Informed”
07/23/2012 Letter from Chairman Allison M. Macfarlane to Congressman Edward J. Markey, regarding the pending application for a 20-year extension of the operating license for the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station
07/23/2012 Letter from Chairman Allison M. Macfarlane to Congressman Edward J. Markey, regarding an independent review of the agency’s safety culture in light of recent issues raised in recent letters about NRC employees and their efforts to ensure the agency is making proper safety decisions
07/23/2012 Letter from Chairman Allison M. Macfarlane to Congressman Edward J. Markey, regarding request that the Commission deny staff’s request to relicense the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station
07/23/2012 Letter from Chairman Allison M. Macfarlane to Congressman Edward J. Markey, regarding concerns about the safe operation of the Pilgrim Nuclear Station during the strike which ended on July 8, 2012
07/23/2012 Letter from Chairman Allison M. Macfarlane to Congress and GAO, responding to one recommendation that applies to the NRC in GAO Report, “Uranium Mining:  Opportunities Exist to Improve Oversight of Financial Assurances,” (GAO-12-544)
07/12/2012 Letter from Chairman Allison M. Macfarlane to Congressman Edward J. Markey, regarding commitments to undertake safety and other improvements by NRC licensees
07/11/2012 Letter from Chairman Allison M. Macfarlane to Congressman Edward J. Markey, regarding the recent GAO Report, "Nuclear Regulation:  NRC’s Oversight of Nuclear Power Reactors’ Decommissioning Funds Could be Further Strengthened"
07/11/2012 Letter from Chairman Allison M. Macfarlane to Congress and GAO, providing responses to the recommendations made by the GAO in their report “Nuclear Regulation:  NRC’s Oversight of Nuclear Power Reactors’ Decommissioning Funds Could Be Further Strengthened” (GAO-12-258)
07/06/2012 Letter from Chairman Gregory B. Jaczko to Congressman Edward J. Markey, regarding a request that a public meeting be held near the Seabrook Station on the issue of concrete degradation
07/06/2012 Letter from Chairman Gregory B. Jaczko to Senator John F. Kerry, regarding concrete degradation at Seabrook Station 
07/05/2012 Letter from Chairman Gregory B. Jaczko to Senator Dianne Feinstein, regarding the availability of radiological monitoring data from commercial nuclear power plants 
06/28/2012 Letter from Chairman Gregory B. Jaczko to Senator Dianne Feinstein, regarding the sufficiency of NRC actions following the accident at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear facility in Japan
06/20/2012 Letter from Chairman Gregory B. Jaczko to Senator Robert P. Casey, Jr., regarding the adequacy of evacuation plans for communities surrounding U.S. nuclear power plants in light of the events at Japan's Fukushima Dai-ichi facility
06/18/2012 Letter from Chairman Gregory B. Jaczko to Senator Dianne Feinstein regarding NRC’s assessment of current conditions at the Fukushima Dai-ichi site
06/18/2012 Letter from Chairman Gregory B. Jaczko to Congresswoman Nita M. Lowey regarding the adequacy of evacuation plans for communities surrounding U.S. nuclear power plants in light of events at Japan’s Fukushima Dai-ichi facility last year
06/15/2012 Letter from Chairman Gregory B. Jaczko to Senator Ron Wyden regarding the long-term safety of the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Station
06/11/2012 Letter from Chairman Gregory B. Jaczko to Senator Barbara Boxer regarding recent problems with steam generators at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS)
06/08/2012 Letter from Chairman Gregory B. Jaczko to Congress providing NRC’s Semiannual Report on the Status of Licensing and Other Regulatory Activities
05/31/2012 Letter from Chairman Gregory B. Jaczko to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) enclosing the NRC’s Fiscal Year 2012 Regulatory Plan
05/29/2012 Letter from Chairman Gregory B. Jaczko to Congress providing "Report to Congress on Abnormal Occurrences:  Fiscal Year (FY) 2011"
05/25/2012 Letter from Chairman Gregory B. Jaczko to Congressman Fred Upton regarding the status of the staff’s submittal on SECY-12-0062 requesting authorization to issue Pilgrim’s renewed license
04/23/2012 Letter from Chairman Gregory B. Jaczko to Congressman Ros-Lehtinen regarding concerns of Turkey Point Nuclear Plant ability to withstand and respond to any possible disaster
03/30/2012 Letter from Chairman Gregory B. Jaczko to Congressman Brad Sherman regarding safety and security at U.S. nuclear power plants following the accident at Fukushima Dai-ichi
03/30/2012 Letter from Chairman Gregory B. Jaczko to Congress providing NRC’s Fiscal Year 2011 Annual Report on the No FEAR Act of 2002
03/21/2012 Letter from Chairman Gregory B. Jaczko to Congress submitting NRC’s FY-2011 Buy American Act Report
03/16/2012 Letter from Chairman Gregory B. Jaczko to Congress providing a draft bill with provisions intended to streamline the NRC licensing process and improve administrative efficiency
03/15/2012 Letter from Chairman Gregory B. Jaczko to The President and Congress transmitting the NRC’s updated Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2008-2013
03/14/2012 Letter from Chairman Gregory B. Jaczko to Congress, GAO and OMB providing a summary of actions taken by the NRC in response to recommendations contained in GAO reports that address NRC activities
03/13/2012 Letter from Chairman Gregory B. Jaczko to Senator Barbara Boxer regarding recent events at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS)
03/12/2012 Letter from Chairman Gregory B. Jaczko to Congress submitting NRC’s report on the status of its implementation of the Near-Term Task Force recommendations related to insights gained from the Fukushima Dai-ichi accident
03/05/2012 Letter from Chairman Gregory B. Jaczko to Senator Mark Kirk regarding the retention and availability of records associated with NRC’s Yucca Mountain license review activities
03/05/2012 Letter from Chairman Gregory B. Jaczko to Congressman Edward J. Markey regarding the issuance of a combined license or limited work authorization for Vogtle, Units 3 and 4
02/13/2012 Letter from Chairman Gregory B. Jaczko to Senator Thomas R. Carper transmitting NRC's Fiscal Year 2013 Congressional Budget Justification
02/10/2012 Letter from Chairman Gregory B. Jaczko to Japanese Ambassador Ichiro Fujisaki, Mr. Richard Reed, Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs and Senior Director for Resilience, and Mr. Jim Zumwalt, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Japan and Korean Affairs, U.S. Dept. of State, inviting them to speak at the NRC program entitled “One Year Commemoration of Events at Fukushima Dai-ichi”
02/10/2012 Letter from Chairman Gregory B. Jaczko to Congressman Edward J. Markey regarding the use of types 410 and 416 martensitic stainless steel at nuclear power plants
01/31/2012 Letter from Chairman Gregory B. Jaczko to Congressman Dennis J. Kucinich regarding cracks in the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station shield building
01/24/2012 Letter from Chairman Gregory B. Jaczko to Lawrence A. Melton, General Services Administration (GSA), regarding the renewed operations and maintenance agreement for the One White Flint North building
01/13/2012 Letter from Chairman Gregory B. Jaczko to Co-Chairmen Lee H. Hamilton and Brent Scowcroft, Blue Ribbon Commission (BRC) on America’s Nuclear Future, inviting them to meet with the Commission at a public meeting on the final report of the BRC on America’s Nuclear Future
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