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December
Date Document Number Description
12/29/2016 IV-16-024 NRC Issues White Finding to Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant
12/21/2016 16-075 NRC Issues New Reactor Licenses to Duke Energy for William States Lee III Site in South Carolina
12/16/2016 16-074 NRC Finalizes Environmental Impact Statement for Reno Creek In Situ Uranium Recovery Project in Wyoming
16-073 NRC Renews Operating License of Fermi 2 Nuclear Plant in Michigan
12/15/2016 I-16-031 NRC Proposes $14,000 Fine for Virginia Firm for Not Obtaining Approvals to Perform Work
12/12/2016 IV-16-023 NRC Begins Special Inspection at Columbia Generating Station
12/02/2016 16-072 NRC Finalizes Tribal Policy Statement
12/01/2016 16-071 NRC Renews Operating License of Grand Gulf Nuclear Plant in Mississippi
16-070 NRC Approves Transfer of Susquehanna Nuclear Plant Licenses from Talen Energy to Riverstone Holdings
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November
Date Document Number Description
11/29/2016 II-16-037 NRC Proposes $140,000 Fine for Violation at Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant
11/28/2016 16-069 NRC Seeks to Fill Open Reactor Safeguards Advisory Committee Position
I-16-030 NRC to Perform Wide-Ranging Team Inspection at Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant; Review Supports Agency's Increased Oversight
11/23/2016 16-068 NRC Requests Public Comment, Schedules Meeting on Issues Paper for Packaging and Transporting Radioactive Material
16-067 NRC to Hold Conference on Spent Fuel Management
11/18/2016 16-066 NRC Meets Performance Goals; Issues FY16 Performance and Accountability Report
16-065 NRC Completes Safety Review of Proposed New Reactors at Turkey Point Site In Florida
11/15/2016 16-064 NRC Seeks Public Comment on Its Environmental Study of Proposed Medical Radioisotope Production Facility in Columbia, Mo.
11/14/2016 16-063 NRC Begins Scoping Effort for Environmental Review of Proposed WCS Interim Spent Fuel Storage Facility
11/02/2016 16-062 NRC, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Issue Final Environmental Impact Statement For Proposed Turkey Point Reactors in Florida
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October
Date Document Number Description
10/31/2016 IV-16-022 NRC Begins Special Inspection at Grand Gulf Nuclear Station
10/28/2016 IV-16-021 NRC Schedules Regulatory Conference to Discuss Proposed Violation At Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant
10/27/2016 16-061 NRC Issues Seventh U.S. National Report for Convention on Nuclear Safety
10/26/2016 II-16-036 NRC Schedules Meeting with TVA to Discuss Work Environment at Watts Bar
10/20/2016 16-060 NRC To Issue Levy County New Reactor Licenses, Following Conclusion of Mandatory Hearing
10/19/2016 16-059 NRC Renews Operating Licenses of LaSalle Nuclear Plant in Illinois
10/11/2016 I-16-029 NRC Confirms Actions to Be Taken at New Jersey Firm to Address Violations at San Francisco Shipyard
10/07/2016 16-058 NRC Remains a Top Performer in Government Survey
10/06/2016 II-16-035 NRC Preparing for Hurricane Matthew
10/05/2016 16-057 NRC Awards FY16 Grants
10/03/2016 IV-16-020 NRC Issues Confirmatory Order to Power Resources, Inc.
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September
Date Document Number Description
09/28/2016 I-16-028 NRC Names New Resident Inspector at Seabrook Nuclear Plant
09/21/2016 16-056 NRC to Hold Mandatory Hearing on William States Lee New Reactor Application Oct. 5 in Rockville, Md.
09/19/2016 II-16-034 NRC Schedules Public Meeting to Discuss Results of Augmented Inspection at Westinghouse
09/16/2016 16-055 NRC Issues Final Environmental Review on License Renewal for Fermi 2 Nuclear Power Plant
09/14/2016 16-054 NRC to Discuss La Crosse License Termination Plan and Partial Site Release Request, Take Comments at Public Meeting
09/12/2016 I-16-027 Nuclear Gauge Reported Stolen in West Virginia; Recovery is Sought
09/06/2016 IV-16-019 NRC Schedules Regulatory Conference to Discuss Apparent Violation At Wolf Creek Nuclear Generating Station
09/02/2016 16-053 NRC Issues Mid-Cycle Assessments For Nation's Nuclear Plants
III-16-022 NRC Issues Confirmatory Order to FirstEnergy Regarding Davis-Besse Nuclear Station
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August
Date Document Number Description
08/31/2016 IV-16-018 NRC Issues Confirmatory Action Letter to Power Resources, Inc.
16-052 NRC Seeks Comment on Proposed Changes to Public Meeting Policy
08/30/2016 I-16-026 NRC Proposes $14,000 Fine for Puerto Rico Company for Failing to Carry Out Cyclotron Decommissioning Activities
08/26/2016 IV-16-017 NRC Names New Senior Resident Inspector at Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant
16-051 NRC Issues Final Environmental Review for LaSalle Nuclear Plant License Renewal in Illinois
08/22/2016 16-050 David A. Castelveter Appointed NRC Director of Public Affairs
08/19/2016 16-049 NRC Makes Yucca Mountain Hearing Documents Publicly Available
08/17/2016 III-16-021 NRC to Hold Open House to Discuss Agency’s Assessment of D.C. Cook Nuclear Power Plant
08/12/2016 II-16-033 NRC Sends Confirmatory Action Letter to Westinghouse Nuclear Fuel Facility Outlining Corrective Actions
08/08/2016 16-048 NRC Names David Nelson as Chief Information Officer
08/04/2016 16-047 NRC Seeks Comment on Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Reno Creek In Situ Recovery Project in Wyoming
08/03/2016 16-046 NRC Completes Safety Review of Proposed New Reactors at William States Lee Site In South Carolina
08/01/2016 II-16-032 NRC Sends Augmented Inspection Team to Westinghouse Nuclear Fuel Plant
16-045 NRC Terminates License for Omaha VA's Decommissioned Research Reactor
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July
Date Document Number Description
07/29/2016 I-16-025 NRC Proposes $7,000 Fine Against New Jersey Company for Violations at San Francisco Shipyard
07/28/2016 I-16-024 NRC Proposes $7,000 Fine for Georgia Firm for Violations Involving Radiography Work
07/27/2016 I-16-023 Missing Portable Nuclear Gauge Recovered in Connecticut
16-044 Atomic Safety and Licensing Board to Hold Oral Argument Aug. 3 on Hearing Request for Vogtle New Reactor Amendment
07/26/2016 I-16-022 Nuclear Gauge Reported Stolen in Connecticut; Recovery is Sought
07/25/2016 16-043 Marc L. Dapas Assumes Duties as Director, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards
07/22/2016 16-042 NRC Staff Seeks Public Input July 27 on Strategic Plan
07/19/2016 I-16-021 NRC to Hold Open House on July 26 to Discuss 2015 Performance of James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant
07/15/2016 I-16-020 New NRC Resident Inspector Assigned To Pilgrim Nuclear Plant
07/13/2016 III-16-020 NRC Proposes $3,500 Civil Penalty to Patriot Engineering and Environmental Inc.
07/11/2016 16-041 Commission to Meet With Wide Array of Stakeholders July 26
07/08/2016 IV-16-016 NRC Issues $7,000 Civil Penalty to Acuren USA
07/07/2016 III-16-019 NRC to Hold Open House to Discuss Agency’s Assessment of Braidwood Nuclear Power Plant
16-040 NRC to Hold Mandatory Hearing on Levy County New Reactor Application July 28 in Rockville, Md.
07/06/2016 III-16-018 NRC Evaluates Unusual Event at DC Cook Nuclear Plant
07/05/2016 III-16-017 NRC to Hold Open House to Discuss Agency’s Assessment of Byron Nuclear Power Plant
07/01/2016 16-039 NRC Revises Regulations to Increase Potential Maximum Fine
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June
Date Document Number Description
06/30/2016 16-038 NRC Publishes Annual Report to Congress on Nuclear Security Inspections
06/27/2016 IV-16-015 NRC Names Kriss Kennedy as Region IV Administrator
16-037 NRC Amends Licensing, Inspection and Annual Fees for Fiscal Year 2016
16-036 CampCo. Agrees to New License Conditions, NRC Waives Fine over Tritium Watch Violations
06/22/2016 16-035 ACRS Names Four New Members
06/21/2016 III-16-016 NRC to Hold Open House to Discuss Agency’s Assessment of Dresden Nuclear Power Plant
06/20/2016 IV-16-014 NRC Issues Confirmatory Action Letter for Arkansas Nuclear One
06/17/2016 II-16-031 NRC Completes Review of Flood Protection Improvements at Oconee Nuclear Plant
06/14/2016 III-16-015 NRC Schedules a Town Hall Meeting June 23 to Discuss Palisades Nuclear Plant
06/13/2016 16-034 NRC Names Kimberly A. Howell Director of Office of Investigations
III-16-014 NRC to Hold Open House to Discuss Agency's Assessment of Davis-Besse Nuclear Plant
I-16-019 NRC to Hold Public Meeting on June 21 in Hampton, N.H., Regarding Performance of Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant
06/10/2016 IV-16-013 NRC Will Hold an Open House on Comanche Peak Nuclear Plant Performance
06/08/2016 IV-16-012 NRC Will Hold an Open House on Grand Gulf Nuclear Plant Performance
06/06/2016 16-033 NRC Completes Safety Review of Proposed New Reactors at Levy Site in Florida
06/02/2016 III-16-013 NRC to Hold Open House to Discuss Agency’s Assessment of Perry Nuclear Power Plant
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May
Date Document Number Description
05/31/2016 I-16-018 NRC to Hold Public Meeting on June 8 in Tarrytown, N.Y., Regarding Performance of Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant
16-032 NRC Announces Hearing Opportunity for Waterford License Renewal; Public Meeting June 8 to Discuss Environmental Review
III-16-012 NRC to Hold Open House to Discuss Agency’s Assessment of LaSalle Nuclear Power Plant
05/26/2016 III-16-011 NRC to Hold Open House to Discuss Agency’s Assessment of Fermi Nuclear Power Plant
I-16-017 New NRC Inspector Assigned to Three Mile Island Nuclear Plant
16-031 NRC Announces Public Availability of Clinch River Early Site Permit Application
05/24/2016 IV-16-011 NRC to Discuss Performance Assessment for Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant
16-030 NRC Approves License Transfer of La Crosse Nuclear Plant
16-029 NRC to Amend Regulations to Establish Separate Fees for Small Modular Reactors
05/20/2016 I-16-016 NRC to Hold Meeting with Exelon on May 26 in Stafford Township, N.J., Regarding Performance of Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant
05/16/2016 I-16-015 NRC to Hold Open House on May 23 in Limerick, Pa., to Discuss 2015 Performance of Limerick Nuclear Power Plant
III-16-010 NRC Issues Confirmatory Order to Entergy Regarding Palisades Nuclear Plant
II-16-030 NRC Schedules Meeting with TVA to Discuss Watts Bar Work Environment Improvement Plan
05/13/2016 I-16-014 NRC Proposes $7,000 Civil Penalty for Violation at West Virginia Manufacturing Facility
05/12/2016 III-16-009 NRC to Hold Open House to Discuss Agency's Assessment of Point Beach Nuclear Plant
16-028 NRC Proposes $42,000 Civil Penalty for Connecticut Company for Willful Import, Possession and Distribution Violations
05/11/2016 16-027 NRC, DOE to Hold Second Advanced Reactor Workshop June 7-8 in Maryland
16-026 NRC to Hold Fifth Vendor Oversight Workshop June 23 in St Louis
05/10/2016 III-16-008 NRC to Hold Public Meeting May 26 to Discuss Performance of Monticello Nuclear Power Plant
I-16-013 NRC to Discuss Nine Mile Point Nuclear Plant Annual Assessment in Conjunction with May 18 Oswego, N.Y., Chamber of Commerce Meeting
III-16-007 NRC Schedules an Open House May 18 to Discuss 2015 Performance of Prairie Island Nuclear Plant
05/06/2016 16-025 NRC, Pentagon Sign MOU Outlining Roles in Unlicensed Radioactive Material Cleanup at Military Bases
05/05/2016 16-024 NRC Issues Final Supplement to Yucca Mountain Environmental Impact Statement
05/04/2016 16-023 NRC Approves Power Uprate for Catawba Nuclear Power Plant
05/03/2016 III-16-006 NRC to Hold Open House to Discuss Agency’s Assessment of Quad Cities Nuclear Power Plant
II-16-029 NRC Schedules Open House to Discuss 2015 Performance at Brunswick Nuclear Plant
II-16-028 NRC Schedules Open House to Discuss 2015 Performance at Harris Nuclear Plant
05/02/2016 16-022 NRC Issues Confirmatory Order to C&D Technologies
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April
Date Document Number Description
04/29/2016 16-021 NRC Receives High Marks for Small Business Contracting
04/28/2016 III-16-005 NRC Names New Resident Inspector at Dresden Nuclear Plant
16-020 NRC To Issue Southern N.J. Early Site Permit, Following Conclusion of Mandatory Hearing
II-16-027 NRC Schedules Meeting to Discuss Performance at Honeywell Metropolis Facility
04/27/2016 II-16-026 NRC Schedules Open House to Discuss 2015 Performance at Watts Bar Nuclear Plant
04/26/2016 16-019 NRC and Army Corps of Engineers Issue Final Environmental Impact Statement for Bell Bend New Reactor
04/20/2016 I-16-012 NRC to Hold Open House on April 27 in Berwick, Pa., to Discuss 2015 Performance of Susquehanna Nuclear Plant
04/18/2016 II-16-025 NRC Schedules Meeting to Discuss Safety Performance of URENCO USA Fuel Facility
II-16-024 NRC Schedules Webinar to Discuss Safety Performance of AREVA Richland
04/15/2016 I-16-011 NRC to Hold Open House on April 21 to Discuss 2015 Performance of Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant
04/14/2016 II-16-023 NRC Schedules Open House to Discuss 2015 Summer Nuclear Plant Performance and Construction Inspections of New Units
II-16-022 NRC Schedules Open House and Meeting to Discuss Assessment of Sequoyah Nuclear Plant and NRC Research Analyzing Unlikely Accidents
04/13/2016 II-16-021 NRC Schedules Open House to Discuss Agency’s 2015 Assessment of Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant
IV-16-010 NRC Schedules Regulatory Conference to Discuss Apparent Violations at International Isotopes
04/11/2016 II-16-020 NRC Schedules Open House to Discuss Mixed Oxide Facility Performance
04/08/2016 16-018 NRC Announces Public Availability of Waterford Nuclear Plant License Renewal Application
IV-16-009 NRC Issues Confirmatory Order to Entergy Operations, Inc.
04/07/2016 III-16-004 NRC to Hold Open House to Discuss Agency's Assessment of Duane Arnold Nuclear Power Plant
II-16-019 NRC Schedules Open House to Discuss Agency's 2015 Assessment of North Anna Nuclear Station
II-16-018 NRC Schedules Open House to Discuss 2015 Vogtle Nuclear Plant Performance and Construction Inspections of New Units
04/06/2016 II-16-017 NRC Schedules Open House to Discuss Agency's 2015 Assessment of Hatch Nuclear Plant
04/05/2016 I-16-010 NRC to Hold Regulatory Performance Public Meeting Regarding Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant on April 13 in Plymouth, Mass.
IV-16-008 NRC Will Hold an Open House on River Bend Nuclear Plant Performance
I-16-009 NRC to Hold Open House on April 12 in Ontario, N.Y., to Discuss 2015 Performance of R.E. Ginna Nuclear Plant
II-16-016 NRC Schedules Open House to Discuss Agency's 2015 Assessment of Farley Nuclear Plant
II-16-015 NRC Schedules Open House to Discuss Agency's 2015 Assessment of Surry Nuclear Station
04/04/2016 II-16-014 NRC Launches Special Inspection of Safety Relief Valves at Hatch Nuclear Plant
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March
Date Document Number Description
03/30/2016 I-16-008 NRC to Hold Open House on April 6 in Delta, Pa., to Discuss 2015 Performance of Peach Bottom Nuclear Power Plant
03/29/2016 16-017 NRC Meetings April 12 in Oak Ridge, Tenn., to Discuss Review Process for Early Site Permit Application
03/28/2016 I-16-006 **Corrected** NRC to Discuss Millstone Nuclear Plant Annual Assessment During March 29th Meeting with Conn. Nuclear Energy Advisory Council
16-016 NRC Meeting in Rockville, Md., To Discuss Post-Fukushima Screening of "Other External Hazards" at U.S. Nuclear Power Plants
03/24/2016 I-16-007 NRC to Hold Open House on March 30 in Salem, N.J., to Discuss 2015 Performance of Salem, Hope Creek Nuclear Plants
II-16-013 NRC Issues Chilling Effect Letter to TVA to Address Watts Bar Nuclear Plant Work Environment Issues
II-16-012 NRC Schedules Open House to Discuss Agency's Assessment of Oconee Nuclear Plant
03/23/2016 III-16-003 NRC to Discuss Performance of Clinton Nuclear Power Station March 30
II-16-011 NRC Schedules Open House to Discuss Annual Assessment of Turkey Point Nuclear Plant
16-015 NRC Proposes to Amend Annual Fees Regulations
03/22/2016 II-16-010 NRC Schedules Open House to Discuss Annual Assessment of St. Lucie Nuclear Plant
03/21/2016 16-014 NRC Issues Possession License to U.S. Army for Depleted Uranium at Multiple Installations
IV-16-007 NRC To Hold Public Meeting on Arkansas Nuclear One
03/17/2016 II-16-009 NRC Schedules Meeting with TVA to Discuss Watts Bar Nuclear Plant Work Environment
IV-16-006 NRC to Hold Open House on April 21 for Waterford 3 Nuclear Plant
03/16/2016 I-16-005 NRC to Hold Open House on March 23 in Middletown, Pa., to Discuss 2015 Performance of Three Mile Island 1 Nuclear Plant
IV-16-005 NRC Schedules Regulatory Conference to Discuss Apparent Violation At River Bend Station
03/15/2016 II-16-008 NRC Schedules Open House to Discuss Robinson Nuclear Plant 2015 Performance
03/14/2016 I-16-004 NRC to Hold Open House on March 21 in Shippingport, Pa., to Discuss 2015 Performance of Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Plant
II-16-007 NRC Names New Senior Resident Inspector for BWXT Nuclear Fuel Facility in Lynchburg
03/09/2016 II-16-006 NRC Schedules Open House to Discuss McGuire Nuclear Plant 2015 Performance
II-16-005 NRC Schedules Open House to Discuss Catawba Nuclear Plant 2015 Performance
03/08/2016 16-013 NRC Seeks Public Comment Ahead of Environmental Review for Expansion of Ross Uranium Recovery Facility in Wyoming
03/07/2016 16-012 NRC to Hold Public Meeting March 23 in Rockville, Md., to Discuss FOIA Program
03/04/2016 IV-16-004 NRC to Hold Open House on March 17 for Columbia Generating Station
IV-16-003 NRC to Hold Open House on March 16 for Fort Calhoun Station
16-011 NRC Issues Annual Assessments for Nation's Nuclear Plants
03/03/2016 II-16-004 ASLB to Hear Arguments on Nuclear Units under Construction in Georgia
03/02/2016 II-16-003 NRC Names New Resident Inspector for Oconee Nuclear Power Station
03/01/2016 16-010 ASLB to Hold Mandatory Hearing March 24 in Rockville, Md. on Southern N.J. Early Site Permit Application
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February
Date Document Number Description
02/29/2016 III-16-002 NRC Begins Special Inspection at Perry Nuclear Plant
02/25/2016 16-009 NRC Meeting March 11 in Rockville, Md., to Discuss Improving Tracking and Reporting on Rulemaking Efforts
16-008 NRC to Issue Construction Permit for SHINE Medical Isotope Facility
02/18/2016 I-16-003 NRC Creates Web Page on Increased Oversight of Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant
02/11/2016 16-007 NRC Seeks Public Comment on Draft Supplement to Environmental Study of LaSalle Nuclear Plant License Renewal
02/09/2016 16-006 NRC Proposes FY 2017 Budget to Congress; Agency Continues to Achieve Efficiencies
16-005 NRC To Issue South Texas Project New Reactor Licenses, Following Conclusion of Mandatory Hearing
02/08/2016 IV-16-002 NRC Begins Special Inspection at River Bend Station
02/04/2016 II-16-002 NRC Names New Senior Resident Inspector for North Anna Nuclear Power Station
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January
Date Document Number Description
01/28/2016 I-16-002 NRC Assigns New Resident Inspector To Peach Bottom Nuclear Power Plant
01/27/2016 16-004 NRC Renews Operating Licenses of Braidwood Nuclear Power Plant in Illinois
01/25/2016 I-16-001 NRC Proposes $3,500 Civil Penalty for Connecticut Firm Over Nuclear Gauge Security Control Deficiencies
IV-16-001 NRC To Conduct Comprehensive Inspection at Arkansas Nuclear One
01/20/2016 III-16-001 NRC Names New Resident Inspector at Monticello Nuclear Plant
01/14/2016 16-003 NRC Co-Sponsoring Workshop Feb. 2-4 at NIST in Gaithersburg, Md., on Using Robot Technologies at Nuclear Power Plants
01/06/2016 16-002 Registration Opens for NRC's 2016 Regulatory Information Conference
16-001 NRC Grants Weapons Pre-Emption Authority to Nuclear Facilities in Two States
01/04/2016 II-16-001 NRC to Conduct Special Inspection at Oconee Nuclear Plant
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