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Marc Dapas, director of NRC's Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards supports the International Atomic Energy Agency's Conference in Vienna, Austria, attended by 770 people from 100 countries, on the Security of Radioactive Materials.

Marc Dapas, director of NRC's Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards supports the International Atomic Energy Agency's Conference in Vienna, Austria, attended by 770 people from 100 countries, on the Security of Radioactive Materials.

Senior Resident Inspector Jared Nadel inspects the Watts Bar Unit 1 ice condenser, a passive system using large quantities of ice to absorb steam as well as reduce containment pressure and temperature after a loss-of-coolant accident or large steam pipe break. Ice condensers enable smaller containment structures than other plant designs. Sequoyah plant in Tennessee, Catawba in South Carolina, McGuire in North Carolina, and D.C. Cook in Michigan also incorporate ice condensers into their design..

Senior Resident Inspector Jared Nadel inspects the Watts Bar Unit 1 ice condenser, a passive system using large quantities of ice to absorb steam as well as reduce containment pressure and temperature after a loss-of-coolant accident or large steam pipe break. Ice condensers enable smaller containment structures than other plant designs. Sequoyah plant in Tennessee, Catawba in South Carolina, McGuire in North Carolina, and D.C. Cook in Michigan also incorporate ice condensers into their design.

Chairman Kristine L. Svinicki (center) and Commissioners Burns and Baran (center right) join Dr. Ravi Chaudhary (far left), Federal Aviation Administration, NRC staff and guests for a photo commemorating a luncheon to recognize and celebrate Diwali.

Chairman Kristine L. Svinicki (center) and Commissioners Burns and Baran (center right) join Dr. Ravi Chaudhary (far left), Federal Aviation Administration, NRC staff and guests for a photo commemorating a luncheon to recognize and celebrate Diwali.

During a tour of the Tennessee Valley Authority's Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant, NRC Commissioner Jeff Baran (right) and Site Vice President Lang Hughes, view the new steam dryer that will be installed during the upcoming Unit 1 refueling outage.

During a tour of the Tennessee Valley Authority's Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant, NRC Commissioner Jeff Baran (right) and Site Vice President Lang Hughes, view the new steam dryer that will be installed during the upcoming Unit 1 refueling outage.

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