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Post 9/11 Information

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Correspondence

09/11/2007 Annual Report to Congress
08/28/2006 Letter to Secretary Michael Chertoff - Fifth Anniversary of 9/11, Update on NRC Actions taken to Enhance Nuclear Security
06/30/2006 Annual Report to Congress on NRC's Force-on-Force Program
03/01/2006 Memo to the Commissioners, Update on Increased Control of Sources
01/23/2006 Memo to the Commissioners, Update on Increased Control of Sources
09/08/2004 Letter to Secretary Tom Ridge, Update on Actions Taken to Enhance Security
08/29/2003 Letter to The Honorable Tom Ridge - NRC Progress in Supporting Homeland Security
03/31/2003 Letter to The Honorable Tom Ridge
09/05/2002 Letter to Governor Ridge
06/17/2002 Letter to J. Morris Brown, U.S. Enrichment Corporation Regarding Issuance of Orders for Compensatory Safeguards Measures
03/04/2002 Response to Congressman Markey's Questions on the NRC's Immediate Response to the Events of September 11
01/22/2002 Letter to M. Lampert
11/28/2001 Letter to Senator Reid

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Fact Sheets

09/2006 Nuclear Security Enhancements Since Sept. 11, 2001
12/2012 Backgrounder on Dirty Bombs
12/2004 Fact Sheet on Force-on-Force Exercises at Nuclear Power Plants

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Frequently Asked Questions

01/29/2007 Frequently Asked Questions About NRC's Design Basis Threat Final Rule
01/31/2006 Frequently Asked Questions About Security Assessments at Nuclear Power Plants
07/15/2004 Frequently Asked Questions About Force-on-Force Security Exercises at Nuclear Power Plants
09/23/2002 Frequently Asked Questions About NRC's Response to the 9/11 Events

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Press Releases

07/17/2003 NRC Proposes Increased Security Requirements for Portable Gauges
07/15/2003 NRC Fact Sheet on Force-on-Force Security Exercises at Nuclear Power Plants
04/29/2003 NRC Approves Changes to the Design Basis Threat and Issues Orders
04/29/2003 NRC Approves Changes to the Design Basis Threat and Issues Order for Category 1 Fuel Cycle Facilities
04/07/2003 Chairman Diaz Continues Focus on Nuclear Security
09/10/2002 Nuclear Regulatory Commission Advises Nuclear Licensees to Increase Security Measures
08/22/2002 NRC Develops Threat Advisory and Protective Measures System Based on Office of Homeland Security Color-Coded System
06/18/2002 NRC Orders United States Enrichment Corporation to Enhance Security
05/24/2002 NRC Orders Decommissioning Nuclear Power Plants and GE Fuel Storage Facility to Enhance Security
04/05/2002 NRC Forms Office of Security to Streamline Security, Safeguards and Incident Response Activities
03/25/2002 NRC Orders Honeywell to Enhance Security
02/26/2002 NRC Orders Nuclear Power Plants to Enhance Security
02/14/2002 NRC Will Order All Nuclear Power Plants and Key Facilities to Enhance Security
01/02/2002 NRC Deploys New Website That Provides Live Broadcasts
10/18/2001 Threat to Three Mile Island Nuclear Plant Deemed Non-Credible; NRC Monitoring Continues and Website Restored
09/21/2001 NRC Reacts to Terrorist Attacks
09/11/2001 NRC Urges Increased Security

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Speeches

05/13/2004 Building on Success: The Regulatory Challenge, by Chairman Nils J. Diaz
06/17/2003 Remarks, by Chairman Nils J. Diaz
04/16/2003 Realistic Conservatism, Remarks by Chairman Nils J. Diaz
03/12/2003 Strengthening Long-Term Control of Radioactive Sources, Remarks by Dr. Richard A. Meserve
09/11/2002 One Year After - Reflections on Nuclear Security, by Dr. Richard A. Meserve
01/17/2002 Nuclear Security in the Post-September 11 Environment, by Chairman Richard A. Meserve, Washington, DC
11/08/2001 Nuclear Security Issues in the Post-September 11 Environment, by Chairman Richard A. Meserve, Atlanta, Georgia
10/26/2001 Nuclear Energy Security Issues in the Post-September 11 World: Physical Security, Safety, Reliability of Supply, by Chairman Richard A. Meserve, Valencia, Spain

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Testimony

04/04/2006 Statement Submitted by the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission to the Committee on Government Reform Subcommittee on National Security, Emerging Threats and International Relations United States House of Representatives
02/10/2005 Statement Submitted by the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission to the Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality Committee on Energy and Commerce United States House of Representatives Concerning the Energy Policy Act of 2005
09/14/2004 Statement Submitted by the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission to the Subcommittee on National Security, Emerging Threats, and International Relations Committee on Government Reform United States House of Representatives Concerning Homeland Security: Monitoring Nuclear Power Plant Security, Submitted by Luis A. Reyes, Executive Director for Operations
03/18/2003 Statement Submitted by the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission to the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Committee on Energy and Commerce, United States House of Representatives, Concerning Nuclear Security Submitted by Dr. Richard A. Meserve, Chairman
03/10/2003 Statement Submitted by the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission to the Subcommittee on National Security, Emergent Threats, and International Relations, Committee on Government Reform, United States House of Representatives for the Hearing on Emerging Threats: Assessing Public Safety and Security Measures at Nuclear Power Facilities, Submitted by Hubert Miller, Regional Administrator, Region I
06/05/2002 Final Testimony before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Concerning Nuclear Power Plant Security Presented by Dr. Richard A. Meserve
04/11/2002 Testimony by Richard A. Meserve before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Committee on Energy and Commerce, United States House of Representatives, Concerning Nuclear Power Plant Security
12/05/2001 Testimony by Richard A. Meserve before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Committee on Energy and Commerce, United States House of Representatives, Concerning Nuclear Power Plant Security
11/01/2001 Testimony by Richard A. Meserve before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, Concerning Nuclear Security Infrastructure

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