NRC webcast of public meeting on Beyond Nuclear North Anna Emergency Enforcement Action
On Monday, December 12, 2011 from 2:30 to 4:30 PM EST, NRC is meeting with Beyond Nuclear and joint petitioners who have called for emergency enforcement action for full public hearings rights on license changes to Virginia’s North Anna nuclear power plant following the August 23, 2011 earthquake. The meeting will be webcast and a telephone bridge line is being provided for up to 100 toll free lines for the public to listen in. Details for linking to webcast and toll free telephone bridge line can be viewed by clicking on December 12 in NRC homepage calendar for public meetings.
NRC to webcast Beyond Nuclear presentation to Commission on status of fire protection at reactors
On Tuesday, December 13, 2011, beginning at 9 AM EST, Beyond Nuclear Director of Reactor Oversight, Paul Gunter, will be testifying before the Chairman and Commissioners of the US NRC on what we believe to significant decades old fire protection risks at US reactors. These same risks potentially threaten control room operations for safe shutdown and cooling of reactors similar to the failure that led to the explosions and meltdowns at Fukushima. Go to this NRC link to view the webcast and Beyond Nuclear at the meeting.
Senate Committee webcast of hearing with NRC Commissioners on Fukushima and US reactors
We hear that the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee will be meeting with the Chairman and the Commissioners of the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Thursday, December 15, 2011 to discuss the Fukushima nuclear catastrophe and implications for US reactors. Click on this link at EPW to watch for information on the time to link up with the live webcast from Capitol Hill.