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Commission Correspondence – 2016

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12/19/2016

Letter to Representative Fred Upton, et al., provides the November 2016 monthly status report of the NRC's activities and use of unobligated carryover funds appropriated from the Nuclear Waste Fund.

12/14/2016

Letter to Senator Thad Cochran and Representative Harold Rogers responding to Section 403, "Securing Radiological Material," Public Law 113-235, Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 by providing a report entitled, "Effectiveness of Part 37 of Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulation"

11/28/2016

Letter to Representative Fred Upton, et al., provides the October 2016 monthly status report of the NRC’s activities and use of unobligated carryover funds appropriated from the Nuclear Waste Fund

11/15/2016

Letter to the President and Congress submits the NRC’s Fiscal Year 2016 Performance and Accountability Report

11/15/2016

Letter to the Honorable Shelley Moore Capito, et al., submits the NRC's Semiannual Status Report on the Licensing Activities an Regulatory Duties (April – September 2016)

11/15/2016

Letter to Senator Thad Cochran and Representative Harold Rogers, provides the fourth quarterly report on the NRC's progress on certain licensing actions and right-sizing commitments

11/02/2016

Letter to the Honorable Charles Schumer responds to his letter urging the NRC to revise the process of issuing Category 3 radioactive materials licenses

10/31/2016

Letter to the Honorable Lamar Alexander and Mike Simpson submits the NRC's September 2016 Monthly Congressional Status Report

10/26/2016

Letter to Representative Fred Upton, et al., provides the September 2016 monthly status report of the NRC’s activities and use of unobligated carryover funds appropriated from the Nuclear Waste Fund

10/20/2016

Letter to Senator Edward J. Markey et al., responds to letter urging the Commission to reject a request from Entergy Nuclear Operations Inc. for an extension of time to comply with NRC order EA-13-109

10/18/2016

Letter to the Honorable Peter Welch et al., responds to comments on the NRC's rulemaking activity entitled Regulatory Improvements for Power Reactors Transitioning to Decommissioning

10/17/2016

Letter to the Honorable John Katko responds to his letter urging the Commission to promptly consider the application to transfer ownership of the James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant

10/11/2016

Letter to the Honorable Mark Warner responds to his letter requesting a copy of the NRC’s updated implementation plan for the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014

10/07/2016

Letter to the honorable Edward Markey provides remaining responses to letter regarding he recent study from the NAS entitled, Lessons Learned from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident for Improving Safety and Security and Security of U.S. Nuclear Plants, Phase 2

10/07/2016

Letter to the Honorable Dianne Feinstein responds to her letter regarding the security of radioactive material licensed by the NRC

10/03/2016

Letter to the Honorable Lamar Alexander and Mike Simpson submits the NRC’s August 2016 Monthly Congressional Status Report

09/27/2016

Letter to Representative Fred Upton, et al., provides the August 2016 monthly status report of the NRC’s activities and use of unobligated carryover funds appropriated from the Nuclear Waste Fund

09/26/2016

Letter to the Honorable James Inhofe from Chairman Burns provides follow-up to the Committee on Environment and Public Works Hearing, to hold a stakeholder meeting and report on the outcome

09/19/2016

Letter to the Honorable James Inhofe and Shelley Moore Capito, responds to their letter seeking additional information on the NRC’s capability to support successful closure of inspections, tests, analyses, and acceptance criteria for new reactors construction in Georgia and South Carolina

09/19/2016

Letter to Mr. David Trimble, GAO provides the NRC's actions planned in response to the recommendations identified in the GAO report entitled, "Nuclear Security:  NRC has Enhanced the Controls of Dangerous Radioactive Materials, but Vulnerabilities Remain, (GAO-16-330)"

08/29/2016

Letter to the Honorable Fred Upton, et al., provides the July 2016 monthly status report on the NRC's activities and use of unobligated carryover funds appropriated from the nuclear waste fund

08/23/2016

Letter to the Honorable Edward Markey responds to his letter regarding the recent study from the National Academy of Sciences entitled, "Lessons Learned from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident for Improving Safety and Security of U.S. Nuclear Plants, Phase 2"

08/17/2016

Letter to Senator Thad Cochran and Representative Harold Rogers, provides the third quarterly report on the NRC’s progress on certain licensing actions and right-sizing commitments

08/15/2016

Letter to the Honorable Sean Patrick Maloney responds to this letter with concerns regarding the restart of Indian Point Energy Center Unit 2 and the need for a safety review of Unit 3

08/09/2016

Letter to the Honorable Jason Chaffetz responds to his document request regarding NRC implementation of the Federal Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2015 and the Federal Information Security Management Act

08/05/2016

Letter to the Honorable Kathleen O'Connor Ives, et al., Commonwealth of Massachusetts responds to her letter regarding withdrawing the operating license for Seabrook Power Station

07/28/2016

Letter to Suzanne A. George, Executive Secretary, National Security Council, responds to memorandum requesting comments or concurrence on the proposed 2017-2018 National Exercise Program Principal Objectives

07/22/2016

Letter to Representative Fred Upton, et al., provides the June 2016 monthly status report of the NRC’s activities and use of unobligated carryover funds appropriated from the Nuclear Waste Fund

07/22/2016

Letter to the Senator Barbara Boxer, provides the status of the NRC actions based on the lesson learned from the March 2011 accident at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Japan

06/29/2016

Letter to Representative Robert Brady, et al., responds to letter regarding SECY-15-0149, requests that the Commission limit the scope of third party review of employer decisions revoking employee unescorted access.

06/29/2016

Letter to Senator Ron Wyden, et al., responds to letter regarding SECY-15-0149 – Role of Third Party Arbitrators in Access Authorization and Fitness-For-Duty Determination Reviews at Nuclear Power Plants.

06/23/2016

Letter to the Honorable James Inhofe et al., submits the NRC’s Report to Congress on the Security Inspection Program for Commercial Power Reactors and Category I fuel Cycle Facilities: Results and Status Update for 2015

06/21/2016

Letter to Representative Fred Upton, et al., provides the May 2016 monthly status report of the NRC’s activities and use of unobligated carryover funds appropriated from the Nuclear Waste Fund

06/03/2016

Letter to Senator Barbara Boxer, et al., responds to letter regarding degraded baffle former bolts at Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant, Salem Nuclear Plants and Diablo Canyon Power Plant

06/03/2016

Letter to Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, responds to letter regarding restart of Indian Point Energy Center Unit 2 and inspection of Indian Point Unit 3 in light of failed baffle-former bolts in Unit 2

05/25/2016

Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, et al., provides the NRC's Report to Congress on Abnormal Occurrences for Fiscal Year 2015

05/24/2016

Letter to the Honorable David Vitter et al., provides the status of the NRC's provisions of "Compliance Guides" to small entities for rules that affect them

05/23/2016

Letter to Representative Fred Upton, et al., provides the April 2016 monthly status report of the NRC’s activities and use of unobligated carryover funds appropriated from the Nuclear Waste Fund

05/18/2016

Letter to Howard Shelanski, Administrator, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, provides the U.S. NRC Statement of Regulatory Priorities for Fiscal Year 2017

05/17/2016

Letter to the Honorable Shelley Moore Capito, et al., submits the NRC’s semiannual report on the status of licensing and other regulatory activities from October 2015 through March 2016

05/16/2016

Letter to the Honorable Thad Cochran and Harold Rogers provides the second quarterly report related to the NRC's processes on certain licensing actions and right-sizing commitments

05/16/2016

Letter to the Honorable Harold Rogers and Thad Cochran, provides the NRC's report on the Integrated University Program in response to the request in the Joint Explanatory Statement accompanying the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015

05/03/2016

Letter to Mr. David A. Powner, Director of Information Technology Management Issues, GAO, responds to GAO report entitled "Data Center Consolidation: Agencies Making Progress, but Planned Savings Goals Need to Be Established" (GAO-16-323)

04/28/2016

Letter to the Honorable Thomas Carper responds to his letter for additional information regarding he NRC's work on advanced nuclear reactors

04/25/2016

Letter to the Honorable Brian Higgins, responds to his letter on DOE's proposed transport of liquid nuclear waste through his district in western New York

04/21/2016

Letter to Representative Fred Upton, et al., provides the March 2016 monthly status report of the NRC's activities and use of unobligated carryover funds appropriated from the Nuclear Waste Fund

04/07/2016

Letter to The Honorable Maggie Hassan, Governor of New Hampshire, expresses congratulations to the State of New Hampshire on its 50th anniversary of becoming an Agreement State

03/31/2016

Letter to the Honorable Earl Ray Tomblin, Governor of West Virginia requests written affirmation on his selected appointee as State Liaison Officer

03/31/2016

Letter to the Honorable Gary Herbert, Governor of Utah requests written affirmation on his selected appointee as State Liaison Officer

03/31/2016

Letter to the Honorable Steve Bullock, Governor of Montana requests written affirmation on his selected appointee as State Liaison Officer

03/31/2016

Letter to the Honorable Sam Brownback, Governor of Kansas requests written affirmation on her selected appointee as State Liaison Officer

03/31/2016

Letter to the Honorable Mary Fallin, Governor of Oklahoma requests written affirmation on her selected appointee as State Liaison Officer

03/30/2016

Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, et al., Speaker of the House of Representatives submits the NRC's Fiscal Year 2015 Annual Report on the Notification on Federal Employee Antidiscrimination and Retaliation (NO FEAR) Act of 2002

03/29/2016

Letter to the Senator Kirsten Gillibrand responds to letter regarding the recent accidental release of radioactive materials into the groundwater at the Indian Point Energy Center

03/28/2016

Letter to the Honorable Tom Wolf Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania requests written affirmation on his selected appointee as State Liaison Officer

03/28/2016

Letter to the Honorable Charlie Baker, Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts requests written affirmation on his selected appointee as State Liaison Officer

03/21/2016

Letter to the Honorable Matthew Bevin, congratulating him on his recent inauguration as Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and Requesting Designation of State Liaison Officer

03/21/2016

Letter to the Honorable John Edwards, congratulating him on his recent inauguration as Governor of the State of Louisiana and Requesting Designation of State Liaison Officer

03/21/2016

Letter to the Honorable Phil Bryant, congratulating him on his second inauguration as Governor of the State of Mississippi and Requesting Designation of State Liaison Officer

03/17/2016

Letter to Representative Fred Upton, et al., provides the February 2016 monthly status report of the NRC’s activities and use of unobligated carryover funds appropriated from the Nuclear Waste Fund

03/15/2016

Letter to the Honorable Harold Rogers and Thad Cochran responds to the directive in the Joint Explanatory Statement for NRC to submit a plan and timetable for completing the remaining activities for subsequent license renewal

03/11/2016

Letter to the Honorable Barbara Boxer informing her on the status of Diablo Canyon’s compliance with the NRC’s action based on the lessons learned from the accident at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant

03/10/2016

Letter to the Honorable Nita Lowey responds to her letter regarding the recent tritium leak at the Indian Point Energy Center

03/01/2016

Letter to the Honorable Thad Cochran and Harold Rogers responds to the directive in the Joint Explanatory Statement for NRC to submit a plan for making changes to the agency’s rulemaking process

03/01/2016

Letter to the Honorable Thad Cochran and Harold Rogers provides quarterly reports on the NRC’s progress on certain licensing actions and right-sizing commitments

02/29/2016

Letter to the Honorable Shelley Moore Capito, et al., provides the summary of actions taken by the NRC in response to recommendations contained in various GAO reports that address NRC activities

02/24/2016

Letter to Representative Fred Upton, et al., provides the January 2016 monthly status report of the NRC's activities and use of unobligated carryover funds appropriated from the Nuclear Waste Fund

02/22/2016

Letter to the Honorable Thad Cochran and Harold Rogers submits additional information on the NRC rulemaking activities in response to a request in the Joint Explanatory Statement

02/16/2016

Letter to the Honorable Thad Cochran and Harold Rogers submits the NRC's print strategy in response to a request in the Senate Appropriations Committee's Report

02/05/2016

Letter to the Honorable Jason Chaffetz, et al., responds to his request for documents on whether the NRC uses Juniper ScreeenOS platforms

01/28/2016

Letter to Representative Fred Upton, et al., provides the December monthly status report of the NRC’s activities and use of unobligated carryover funds appropriated from the Nuclear Waste Fund

01/15/2016

Letter to the Honorable Harold Rogers, et al., responds to the request in the Joint Explanatory Statement to submit a report on the status of proposed rules pending before the Commission.

01/08/2016

Letter to Senators Harry Reid and Dean Heller provides remainder of the responses to their questions on transportation packages for spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste

01/07/2016

Letter to Congresswoman Nita Lowey responds to her letter of having an independent risk assessment conducted on the proposed gas pipeline project in the vicinity of the Indian Point Energy Center

01/06/2016

Letter to Senator Bernard Sanders et al., responds to his letter requesting additional public meetings and an extension of the comment period for the advanced notice of proposed rulemaking on the decommissioning of nuclear power plants

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