United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Public Meetings for RPV Bottom Head Issues

This page lists, in chronological order, the notices, slides and summaries documenting the public meetings held concerning RPV Bottom Head Issues. To learn about future meetings, see our public meeting schedule page.

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Date Description
04/26/16

Public meeting to discuss comments on the Draft Subsequent License Renewal Guidance Documents.

11/04/13

Category 1 Meeting – Meeting between NRC and representatives of Arizona Public Service Company to discuss the current status of the non-destructive examination (NDE) efforts, repairs, and progress on the root cause determination involving reactor coolant system pressure boundary leakage identified during visual inspections on the reactor vessel bottom mounted instrumentation (BMI) nozzles at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station, Unit 3.

02/29/12

Public meeting with Industry regarding the Pressurized Water Reactor Owners’ Group (PWROG)’s boric acid corrosion test program.

09/29/05

NRC staff met with representatives from the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI), the Electrical Power Research Institute (EPRI) Material Reliability Project (MRP), and nuclear industry in a public meeting.  

08/19/03

Category 2 Meeting - To discuss the generic responses of the nuclear industry and NRC to issues associated with leakage from and inspection of reactor pressure vessel lower head penetrations.

07/28/03

This meeting is to present the results of the NRC's Special Inspection Team review of the South Texas Project, Unit 1, reactor vessel bottom-mounted instrumentation penetration leackage issue. The licensee will also provide a summary of their investigation of the issue and corrective actions.

07/17/03

Category 1 Meeting - Third Meeting to Discuss STP Unit 1 reactor vessel bottom mounted instrument penetration leakage issue.

07/11/03

NRC Staff briefing to the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (Full Committee) on the South Texas Project bottom head instrumentation penetration leackage

06/05/03

Category 1 Meeting - Second Meeting to Discuss STP Unit 1 reactor vessel bottom mounted instrument penetration leakage issue.

05/01/03

Category 1 Meeting - Discussions about STP Unit 1 reactor vessel bottom mounted instrument penetration leakage issue

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