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December 12, 2012

Special NRC Oversight at Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant: Concrete Degradation
The NRC modified its regulatory oversight of the Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant Unit 1 in Seabrook, N.H., to address the occurrence of alkali silica reaction. The purpose of this special oversight is to support the review of licensee commitments and planned large-scale concrete specimen testing by the licensee, the development of staff technical guidance, and stakeholder communications and outreach activities.

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November 14, 2012

NRC's Plan for Retrospective Analysis of Existing Rules
Consistent with Executive Order (EO) 13579, we’ve published a revised draft plan for public comment to explain how we will review our existing regulations and identify those that should be modified, streamlined, expanded, or repealed to ensure that they are effective, efficient, and up-to-date.

November 14, 2012

Nuclear Power Plant Fire Modeling Analysis Guidelines (NPP FIRE MAG)

November 14, 2012

Joint Assessment of Cable Damage and Quantification of Effects from Fire (JACQUE-FIRE) – Final Report

November 1, 2012

IJS Procedure for Converting Input Deck from RELAP5 to TRACE

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October 15, 2012

Waste Confidence
This new site provides information about the activities of the Waste Confidence Directorate, which the NRC recently established to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to support the rulemaking to update the Commission's Waste Confidence Decision and Rule.

October 12, 2012

Radiation Dispersion Maps and Information
This new page explains the roles of the NRC and other Federal, State, and private entities, and includes links to useful resources administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

October 11, 2012

Analysis with TRACE Code of ROSA Test 1.1: ECCS Water Injection Under Natural Circulation Condition

October 11, 2012

Tribal Protocol Manual
We welcome your comments regarding the Tribal Protocol Manual, as well as your suggestions on the development of a proposed formal tribal consultation policy statement.

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August 22, 2012

Tell Us Your Thoughts About Digital Government at the NRC
We invite you to let us know what you think of the services we’ve proposed to optimize for mobile use, and the systems we’ve proposed to "web-enable" using application programming interfaces (APIs) to give developers ready access to high-value data feeds for subsequent analysis and use. See the related Blog posting and News About Digital Government at the NRC.

August 16, 2012

Conference Expense Waivers and Reports
Describes NRC actions in response to Executive Order (EO) 13589, entitled "Promoting Efficient Spending," which directed Federal agencies to "take even more aggressive steps to ensure the Government is a good steward of taxpayer money."

August 15, 2012

Digital Government Strategy at the NRC
This new site describes the NRC’s actions in response to the Presidential Memorandum, entitled "Building a 21st Century Digital Government," which launched a comprehensive strategy to enhance service to the public through the use of emerging technologies. We invite you to let us know what you think of the services we’ve proposed to optimize for mobile use, and the systems we’ve proposed to “web-enable” using application programming interfaces (APIs) to give developers ready access to high-value data feeds for subsequent analysis and use.

August 10, 2012

NUREG-2118, Volume 1
Occupational Radiation Exposure at Agreement State-Licensed Materials Facilities, 1997-2010

August 8, 2012

NUREG-1650, Revision 4
The United States of America National Report for the 2012 Convention on Nuclear Safety Extraordinary Meeting, July 2012

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July 23, 2012

Civil Rights Program
The NRC's Civil Rights Program provides for the prompt, fair, and impartial processing of employment discrimination complaints filed under Federal statutes and regulations. This redesigned site provides information about the agency's Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policy and alternative dispute resolution in the NRC's EEO program; how to file an EEO complaint; related Federal statutes, regulations, and policies; frequently asked questions; and discrimination complaint activity pursuant to the Notification and Federal Employee Anti-discrimination and Retaliation Act of 2002 (No FEAR Act).

July 17, 2012

A Literature Review of the Effects of Smoke from a Fire on Electrical Equipment

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June 26, 2012

Special NRC Oversight at San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS): Steam Generator Tube Degradation
The NRC modified its regulatory oversight of SONGS Unit 2 and Unit 3 to address unusual degradation of newly installed steam generator tubes. The purpose of this special oversight is to review the licensee's response to the initial indications of the tube leak, and verify that the licensee's actions are appropriate to ensure the integrity of the steam generators and to protect the health and safety of the public and the environment.

June 26, 2012

Sharing Information through Social Media
Social media enables the NRC to reach a broader audience and to better engage, inform, and educate the public--in real-time, through multiple channels. This new page highlights our social media offerings (NRC Blog, Twitter Feed, YouTube Channel, Flickr Gallery, and RSS Feeds) and presents metrics regarding our success in this initiative.

June 15, 2012

Safety Evaluation Report for the International Isotopes Fluorine Products, Inc. Fluorine Extraction Process and Depleted Uranium Deconversion Plant in Lea County, New Mexico

June 14, 2012

Integrated Source Management Portfolio (ISMP)
Information technology tools to support the NRC’s Radioactive Material Security Program and related radioactive materials licensing and tracking activities. The key systems that will comprise the ISMP include the National Source Tracking System (NSTS) and the future Web–Based Licensing (WBL) System and License Verification System (LVS).

June 14, 2012

Performance of Metal and Polymeric O-Ring Seals in Beyond-Design-Basis Temperature Excursions

June 04, 2012

NUREG–0090, Volume 34
Report to Congress on Abnormal Occurrences – Fiscal Year 2011

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May 25, 2012

Spent Fuel Transportation Risk Assessment

May 22, 2012

Safety Evaluation Report Related to the License Renewal of Columbia Generating Station

May 21, 2012

Criteria for Development of Evacuation Time Estimate Studies

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April 26, 2012

Preliminary, Qualitative Human Reliability Analysis for Spent Fuel Handling

April 23, 2012

Human Reliability Analysis-Informed Insights on Cask Drops

April 18, 2012

NRC Open Government Plan Addendum: Activities for 2012 – 2013
With the issuance of this addendum, we invite you once again to Share Your Ideas about our evolving plan and see what others have contributed.

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March 29, 2012

Assessment of TRACE 5.0 Against ROSA Test 3-1, Cold Leg SBLOCA

Assessment of TRACE 5.0 Against ROSA Test 3-2, High Power Natural Circulation

Post-Test Calculation of the ROSA/LSTF Test 3-2 using RELAP5/mod3.3

Post-Test Calculation of the ROSA/LSTF Test 3-1 using RELAP5/mod3.3

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February 27, 2012

Engineered Covers for Waste Containment: Changes in Engineering Properties and Implications for Long-Term Performance Assessment

Simulation of the Experimental Series F2.2 at PKL Facility Using RELAP5/Mod 3.3

Assessment of Two-Phase Critical Flow Models Performance in RELAP5 and TRACE against Marviken Critical Flow Tests

February 23, 2012

NUREG–2115, Volume 1–6
Central and Eastern United States Seismic Source Characterization for Nuclear Facilities

February 13, 2012

NUREG–1100, Volume 28
Congressional Budget Justification: Fiscal Year 2013

February 10, 2012

NUREG/CR-7110, Volumes 1 & 2
State-of-the-Art Reactor Consequence Analyses Project

State-of-the-Art Reactor Consequence Analyses (SOARCA) Report: Draft Report for Comment

Modeling Potential Reactor Accident Consequences

February 6, 2012

Self-Monitoring Surveillance System for Prestressing Tendons

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January 31, 2012

Special NRC Oversight at Fort Calhoun Station

January 13, 2012

Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Fluorine Extraction Process and Depleted Uranium Deconversion Plant

January 6, 2012

Post-Test Calculations on Steam Cool-Down Test QUENCH-04 with RELAP5, SCDAP/RELAP5, and TRACE

January 4, 2012

Full Scale Loop Seal experiments with TRACE V5 Patch 1

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