Significant Enforcement Actions

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) issues significant (escalated) enforcement actions to licensees, individuals, and non-licensees for failure to comply with agency regulations. For details regarding escalated enforcement actions issued by the NRC, see the following categories:

For additional information about current actions, see Issued Significant Enforcement Actions.

Although this site does not include a collection of enforcement actions issued for less significant violations (referred to as non-escalated actions), these actions are a part of the public record for each licensee and can be located by searching individual dockets through NRC's online Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS).

Page Last Reviewed/Updated Monday, October 23, 2023