NRC Amends Reporting Rule On Plant Construction Alterations

Law360, New York (August 27, 2012, 6:31 PM EDT) -- The U.S Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Monday issued a final rule amending its regulations for the verification of nuclear power plant construction activities to require licensees to report any alterations they make after the supposed completion of any required inspections, tests or analyses.

According to the NRC’s final rule, to be published in the Federal Register on Tuesday and take effect Sept. 27, licensees will be required to provide any new information that would alter considerations of “public health and safety or the common defense and...
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