Maintain Key Functions with Backup and Redundant Equipment
The NRC accepted the U.S. nuclear power industry's proposed safety strategy, called Diverse and Flexible Mitigation Capability, or FLEX. FLEX maintains long-term core and spent fuel cooling and containment integrity with installed plant equipment that is protected from natural hazards, as well as backup portable onsite equipment. If necessary, similar equipment can be brought from offsite.
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