Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Press Release

No: I-18-016 June 20, 2018

Contact: Diane Screnci, 610-337-5330 Neil Sheehan, 610-337-5331

NRC to Conduct Public Webinar on Oyster Creek

Nuclear Power Plant Decommissioning Topics

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Request for Withholding Information From Public Disclosure For Three Mile Island Nuclear Station, Unit 1

Download ML18159A463

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The U.S. Senate confirmed Annie Caputo and David Wright to serve as
commissioners of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and reconfirmed
Jeffrey Baran to serve a second term as commissioner, with unanimous
consent on Thursday.

The U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee advanced
Caputo and Wright’s nominations in June 2017 and Baran’s nomination in
October. U.S. Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY), the chairman of the committee,
applauded the confirmation votes on Thursday.

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The Yeas Have It

The Senate Appropriations Committee passed their FY 2019 Energy & Water appropriations bill yesterday, which includes $1.2 billion appropriated for the Office of Nuclear Energy, a $1 million increase from FY 2018. The report is available here

 

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The future of Exelon’s unprofitable Three Mile Island nuclear power
plant looks even bleaker after company said today it failed at an annual
auction for the future sale of its electricity.
In addition to TMI, Exelon’s Dresden and Byron plants (both in
Illinois) did not clear in the 2021-2022 auction to supply the
Mid-Atlantic and Midwest regional power grid, known as PJM
Interconnection.
Failing to clear the auction means the plants are not able to produce
power at a price the market is willing to pay. Exelon says TMI has been

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Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Press Release

No: 18-021 May 24, 2018

CONTACT: Scott Burnell, 301-415-8200

 

NRC, FERC Commissioners Schedule Joint Meeting to Discuss Grid Reliability, Reactor Issues

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission will hold a joint meeting Thursday, June 7, at FERC headquarters in Washington, D.C.

 

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Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Press Release

No: 18-020 May 24, 2018

CONTACT: Scott Burnell, 301-415-8200

NRC Oversight Workshop to Focus on Vendor Inspection Activities

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is hosting its sixth Workshop on Vendor Oversight on June 14 in Cleveland.

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A publication of Three Mile Island Alert

This issue's contents:

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SUSQUEHANNA STEAM ELECTRIC STATION, UNITS 1 AND 2
INFORMATION REQUEST FOR THE CYBER-SECURITY INSPECTION
NOTIFICATION TO PERFORM INSPECTION 05000387/2018403 AND
05000388/2018403

ADAMS ACCESSION NO. ML18136A614

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Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff will discuss the 2017 safety performance of the
Peach Bottom nuclear power plant, operated by Exelon, during an open house on May 24 in
Holtwood, Pa.

The open house, which will be held at the Muddy Run Visitor Center, 172 Bethesda Church
Road West, will held 5:30-7 p.m. NRC staff responsible for inspections, including the resident
inspectors assigned to Peach Bottom on a full-time basis, will be available to discuss the plant’s
performance.

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