NRC oversight of TVA hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, second session, April 21, 1988. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.

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  • Tennessee Valley Authority -- Management.,
  • Nuclear power plants -- Tennessee Valley -- Safety measures.

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LC ClassificationsKF27 .E5546 1988f
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Paginationiii, 112 p. ;
Number of Pages112
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Open LibraryOL1811971M
LC Control Number89601497

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Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Oversight and. The NRC NRC oversight of TVA book of apparent violations comes just a week after the NRC also cited TVA for violating whistle blower protections for nuclear workers by disciplining and then firing nuclear engineers.

TVA spokesman Jim Hopson insists the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is wrong and TVA is innocent. “TVA cooperated fully with the NRC throughout its investigation,” he wrote in an : Jamie Satterfield.

The NRC also imposed a monetary penalty NRC oversight of TVA book TVA of $, because TVA failed to identify the problems or take adequate corrective actions. It has been nearly two decades since the NRC imposed a.

Specific Nuclear Oversight Responsibilities 1. Receive and review management strategies regarding future operations and development of the nuclear fleet. All members of the Committee will receive and review executive summaries from TVA’s NSRB, NRC, and. Former TVA nuclear oversight managers Melody Babb, Deanna Fultz and Mark Richerson also have filed complaints with the Labor Department and Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

The NRC is proposing fines against TVA totaling $, and is ordering TVA to prohibit its former vice president of regulatory affairs, Joe Shea, be banned from nuclear power work for five years. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff has issued a $, civil penalty to the Tennessee Valley Authority, an order prohibiting a senior TVA executive from NRC.

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) periodically reviews licensees decommissioning funds and related licensee data to determine if licensees have provided reasonable assurance that they will accumulate adequate funds for decommissioning.

For example, licensees must submit estimates to NRC of decommissioning costs throughout the life of the reactor and submit fund. The Office of Enforcement promotes the NRC's mission by leading in the development and oversight of policies and programs for enforcement, allegations, and safety culture and supporting their implementation.

See the following for more information on enforcement: Issued Significant Enforcement Actions; Enforcement Authority and Regulations. The NRC’s Commissioners have given the staff the authority to issue the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) a full-power operating license for Unit 2 at the Watts Bar nuclear power plant site in Tennessee.

That permission has some strings attached, however, so. By virtue of filing reports with the SEC, TVA is subject to SEC oversight and enforcement actions.

TVA is also subject to a great deal of other oversight. For example, TVA's actions are reviewed by an Inspector General appointed by the President, the Office of Management and Budget, the Government Accountability Office, and Committees of Congress.

The page complaint levies a number of allegations at TVA, including that a “chilled work environment” existed within the utility's Nuclear Oversight department. It also alleges TVA remains. The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has had 80 years of independence from the oversight, review, and budgetary control of a more traditional federal agency, as well as.

The NRC Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards supports cooperative activities and interactions with Federal, state, and local governments, interstate organizations; native American tribal governments in reactor, waste, and nuclear materials; Agreement States Program; and State Liaison Programs.

The Tennessee Valley Authority serves 10 million people in parts of seven southeastern states, and the Nov. 6 fine is one of several recent actions against the utility by regulators.

Last year, the NRC fined TVA $, for submitting incomplete and inaccurate information on a. Specifics: According to the NRC, in March an employee at the TVA’s Sequoyah nuclear plant raised concerns about a chilled work environment, filing complaints with the utility’s employee concerns response, TVA’s director of corporate nuclear licensing filed a complaint against the employee, triggering an investigation that placed the employee on paid administrative.

Product Information. Excerpt from Operations of the Tennessee Valley Authority: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight of the Committee on Public Works and Transportation, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, Second Session; March 9, The Subcommittee will receive testimony from tva, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (nrc), tva.

During the Oct. 18 meeting, TVA officials are expected to provide an update on those corrective actions, and NRC officials will ask questions and discuss the agency's continuing oversight.

Promoting awareness of and compliance with whistleblower protections throughout TVA. Evaluating the sufficiency of TVA policy and its enforcement across TVA regarding whistleblower protections and the right of employees to contact OIG and other oversight providers, such as OSC, NRC, and Congress.

NRC Schedules TVA Update Meeting on Watts Bar Work Environment: 10/17/ III NRC Names New Senior Resident Inspector at Fermi Nuclear Plant: II NRC Finalizes White Finding; Increases Oversight at Catawba Nuclear Plant: 10/16/ NRC Scores High Marks in Federal Government Survey: 10/05/ II   The U.S.

Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is increasing oversight at the 1, MW Watts Bar nuclear power plant in Tennessee after violations of.

Labor Dept: TVA Illegally Fired Whistleblower The U.S. Department of Labor has ruled in favor of a nuclear engineer who says the Tennessee Valley Authority fired her in. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on Wednesday indicated it could make an early site determination on the Tennessee Valley Authority's (TVA) application to.

TVA's Browns Ferry reactor needs 'highest level of attention,' NRC says according to a U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission assessment. The increased oversight will include reviews of a. Under Section of the Atomic Energy Act ofas amended, the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) retains oversight authority for ensuring that Agreement State programs provide adequate protection of public health and safety and are compatible with the NRC's regulatory program.

* C. Haney (NRC) to J.P. Grimes (TVA), “Chilled Work Environment for Raising and Addressing Safety Concerns at the Watts Bar Nuclear Plant” (Mar. 23, ) ADAMS MLA ** D.J.

Sieracki, “U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Safety Culture Oversight,” IAEA International Conference on Human and Organizational Aspects of Assuring. Officials with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) plan a public hearing May 31 on the safety record of the Arkansas Nuclear One power plant.

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 30 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year.

We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. The chair of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and two NRC commissioners testified at an oversight hearing for their agency.

The witnesses answered a variety of questions on topics including. A United States senator is urging the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to step up its efforts to support a “positive and healthy work environment” at the Tennessee Valley Authority.

The man hired by the TVA last January to set the program right, retired Adm. Steven White, a veteran of the nuclear navy, was acclaimed as TVA's last, best hope of salvaging its massive nuclear. The NRC also found that TVA had not taken necessary measures to prevent water from entering the intake pumping station in the event of flooding.

The NRC. NRC public affairs director David Castelveter said the NRC would respond directly to lawmakers on Pallone’s letter. A fourth commissioner, Jeff Baran, spoke out Tuesday, saying he opposed cutting inspections and reducing oversight. Baran called for more public input on proposed rollbacks.

Members of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) testified on the recommendations of their task force created after the Fukishima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident in Japan. Some of the. Inthe Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) issued a Confirmatory Order (CO) to the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) based on the results of two NRC investigations conducted at Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant in and The CO documented TVA’s commitments to the NRC as part of a settlement agreement concerning.

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Holtec closer to winning Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to decommission Indian Point. While Riverkeeper continues to advocate for NRC to examine Holtec’s suitability as licensee, we also demand that the NRC exercise strict oversight of Holtec’s actions, to ensure that the decommissioning process is fully funded and safely completed.

Following the background information on recent NRC oversight and assessment of DOE project management given in Chapter 1, Chapter 2, “Project Management Performance Measures,” describes performance measures as part of an ongoing system for controlling process improvement and in terms of a paradigm that includes input, process, outcome, and.

TVA Resolves Red NRC Finding at Browns Ferry 1 The Tennessee Valley Authority has met the requirements imposed by federal regulators after a.

The problem in the No. 1 reactor unit has resulted in a top-level "red finding" by the NRC, bringing increased federal oversight of the three-unit plant for some time.

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