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Areva Le Creusot forge US NRC 2009 cropped
Areva Le Creusot Forge, US NRC, 2009

Thank you Greenpeace France for commissioning this study! On vous remercie! Thank you John Large-Large Associates!

In addition to the irregularities affecting French operational NPPs there are others installed in overseas NPPs, although and since ASN claims to have no responsibility for components supplied to overseas NPPs, no further details are available.” (John Large, 26 Sept. 2016)
REVIEW  IRREGULARITIES AND ANOMALIES RELATING TO THE FORGED COMPONENTS OF LE CREUSOT FORGE  Client:  GREENPEACE FRANCE   Ref No  R3233-R1  LARGE ASSOCIATES CONSULTING ENGINEERS,  LONDON   26 SEPTEMBER 2016  p. 1
REVIEW  IRREGULARITIES AND ANOMALIES RELATING TO THE FORGED COMPONENTS OF LE CREUSOT FORGE  Client:  GREENPEACE FRANCE   Ref No  R3233-R1  LARGE ASSOCIATES CONSULTING ENGINEERS,  LONDON   26 SEPTEMBER 2016 p. 2
REVIEW  IRREGULARITIES AND ANOMALIES RELATING TO THE FORGED COMPONENTS OF LE CREUSOT FORGE  Client:  GREENPEACE FRANCE   Ref No  R3233-R1  LARGE ASSOCIATES CONSULTING ENGINEERS,  LONDON   26 SEPTEMBER 2016 , p. 3
REVIEW  IRREGULARITIES AND ANOMALIES RELATING TO THE FORGED COMPONENTS OF LE CREUSOT FORGE  Client:  GREENPEACE FRANCE   Ref No  R3233-R1  LARGE ASSOCIATES CONSULTING ENGINEERS,  LONDON   26 SEPTEMBER 2016 , p. 4
REVIEW  IRREGULARITIES AND ANOMALIES RELATING TO THE FORGED COMPONENTS OF LE CREUSOT FORGE  Client:  GREENPEACE FRANCE   Ref No  R3233-R1  LARGE ASSOCIATES CONSULTING ENGINEERS,  LONDON   26 SEPTEMBER 2016 , p.5
REVIEW  IRREGULARITIES AND ANOMALIES RELATING TO THE FORGED COMPONENTS OF LE CREUSOT FORGE  Client:  GREENPEACE FRANCE   Ref No  R3233-R1  LARGE ASSOCIATES CONSULTING ENGINEERS,  LONDON   26 SEPTEMBER 2016, p. 6
REVIEW  IRREGULARITIES AND ANOMALIES RELATING TO THE FORGED COMPONENTS OF LE CREUSOT FORGE  Client:  GREENPEACE FRANCE   Ref No  R3233-R1  LARGE ASSOCIATES CONSULTING ENGINEERS,  LONDON   26 SEPTEMBER 2016, p. 7
REVIEW  IRREGULARITIES AND ANOMALIES RELATING TO THE FORGED COMPONENTS OF LE CREUSOT FORGE  Client:  GREENPEACE FRANCE   Ref No  R3233-R1  LARGE ASSOCIATES CONSULTING ENGINEERS,  LONDON   26 SEPTEMBER 2016, p. 8
REVIEW  IRREGULARITIES AND ANOMALIES RELATING TO THE FORGED COMPONENTS OF LE CREUSOT FORGE  Client:  GREENPEACE FRANCE   Ref No  R3233-R1  LARGE ASSOCIATES CONSULTING ENGINEERS,  LONDON   26 SEPTEMBER 2016, 9
Emphasis added. See the entire 49 page review in English here: http://www.greenpeace.org/france/PageFiles/266171/Note_LargeAndAssociates_EN_26092016.pdf

While one might be tempted to read this statement, found above, with relief, in reality it probably means that workmanship will be even more shoddy, if possible: “Such delays could jeopardise new and/or existing orders for EPR NPPs, such as the UK Hinkley Point C (HPC) since the UK government Credit Guarantee for funding HPC is conditional upon FA3 being completed, fully commissioned and generating to the design intent for a trial period by December 2020. If this Base Condition cannot be met at Flamanville then, with the UK Credit Guarantee locked out, the drawdown of funds will fall entirely upon EdF and its co-investors.

Summaries in French here: http://www.greenpeace.org/france/PageFiles/266171/Résumé%20Note%20LargeAndAssociates.pdf?_ga=1.40015906.1851474960.1473769336 http://presse.greenpeace.fr/energie-climat/scandale-des-anomalies-dans-lindustrie-nucleaire-nouvelles-revelations-3849-29092016

The US NRC had concerns regarding quality assurance of Areva-Le Creusot nuclear parts in 2009, but did no serious follow through. The US NRC either has failed to follow up on the recent revelations or has failed to make it public.
NRC Inspection Le Creusot 2009
The nuclear power station most at risk in the US appears to be the Prairie Island Nuclear Power Station, which sits on the Mississippi River and adjacent to the Prairie Island American Indian Reservation (Dakota Sioux).
Prairie Island Sioux EPA comment, p. 2
Prairie Island Sioux EPA comment, p. 2