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Multiple/Repetitive Degraded, so says the nuclear industry’s lap-dog the US NRC. Couldn’t make it up. There was a death and a fire. Don’t get fooled, however. While “watching” they are also allowing safety margins to be further reduced: http://www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=NRC-2015-0088-0001 ID: NRC-2015-0088-0001
Wonder what the expensive homes north of Little Rock will be worth in the even of a major accident? Price Anderson protects the nuclear industry and insurance won’t pay. The government will just tell you radiation is good for you.
The 10 mile evac plan for Arkansas Nuclear: http://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1919-25045-1433/communicating_during_and_after__npp_incident___june_2013__secure_.pdf
ANNUAL ASSESSMENT LETTER FOR ARKANSAS NUCLEAR ONE, UNITS 1 AND 2 (REPORT 05000313/2014001 AND 05000368/2014001)
http://www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=NRC-2015-0088-0001 ID: NRC-2015-0088-0001 “Biweekly Notice; Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations
May 14 Deadline
May 12 Hearing
“NRC To Discuss 2014 Performance Assessment for Arkansas Nuclear One
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff will meet in Russellville, Ark., on May 12 with representatives of Entergy Operations to discuss the agency’s 2014 assessment of safety performance for Arkansas Nuclear One. The plant is located in Russellville.
The meeting, which will be open to the public, is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. in the Lakepoint Conference Center, 61 Lake Point Lane.
In addition to presenting their assessment of plant performance, the NRC staff will be available to answer questions from the public on the safety performance of Arkansas Nuclear One, as well as the NRC’s role in ensuring safe plant operation.” Read the rest here: http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/news/2015/15-011.iv.pdf