Month: November 2015

Final EIS issued for PSEG’s early site permit

Author: Joe Delmar

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, have issued the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Early Site Permit (ESP) application from USA fleet member PSEG. The statement concludes environmental impacts would not preclude the NRC from issuing the permit for the site, adjacent to Salem and...

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Susquehanna’s Mjaatvedt named USA Engineering CFAM

Author: Chip Palazzo

Mark Mjaatvedt, Susquehanna Nuclear, LLC, has been selected to serve as Utilities Service Alliance (USA) Site Representative and Corporate Functional Area Manager (CFAM) for Engineering. Mark replaces Susquehanna’s Vince Kelly, who recently announced his retirement from Talen Energy. Mark will be dedicated full-time to USA fleet activities and serve as a technical functional area expert....

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Energy Northwest receives military friendly designation

Author: Anna Markham

A message from Mark Reddemann, CEO Energy Northwest Last week Energy Northwest honored those who have served or are currently serving in the armed forces. More than 25 percent of Energy Northwest’s workforce has served in the uniformed services and it’s a privilege to work with such a team of professionals who gained their job...

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NRC to hold final hearing on STP Units 3 & 4

Author: Buddy Eller

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is holding a mandatory hearing this month for final review and approval of the Combined License (COL) for STP Units 3 &4. In the hearing, the Commission will determine whether the staff’s review supports the findings necessary to issue the license. Following the mandatory hearing, the Commission will vote on whether...

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Prairie Island completes FLEX building

Author: Lisa Kuehl

USA fleet member Prairie Island recently completed the construction of its FLEX Beyond Design Basis Building that houses the FLEX response equipment. The building’s robust design is due to withstand a missile generated from a design basis tornado. It also meets the site’s license design basis (USAR) for extreme high wind, airborne tornado missiles and...

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