Emerging Threats: Assessing Public Safety and Security Measures at Nuclear Power Facilities : Hearing Before the Subcommittee on National Security, Emerging Threats and International Relations of the Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eighth Congress, First Session, March 10, 2003

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Page 225 - Planning Basis for the Development of State and Local Government Radiological Emergency Response Plans in Support of Light Water Nuclear Power Plants, NUREG-0396 (EPA 520/1-78-016), December 1978.
Page 233 - JP1C is the principal media contact point for the licensee, state, and local communities during a radiological emergency. State Emergency Operations Center (EOC) This facility provides the management of offsite emergency responses. The State EOC will serve as a location from which local officials may request manpower and resource assistance. Local Community Emergency Operations Centers (EOC) The local EOCs serve the purpose of maintaining a communications point within each community as well as providing...
Page 198 - NEI's membership also includes nuclear fuel cycle companies, suppliers, engineering and consulting firms, national research laboratories, manufacturers of radiopharmaceuticals, universities, labor unions and law firms.
Page 125 - Testimony to the Committee on Government Reform Subcommittee on National Security, Emerging Threats and International Relations United States House of Representatives...
Page 236 - Federal lead role in ofTsite radiological emergency planning and preparedness responsibilities under order from President Carter in 1979. This planning basis continues today as the primary basis utilized by the Federal Radiological Preparedness Coordinating Committee (FRPCC)1 with respect to coordinating all Federal responsibilities for assisting State and local governments in radiological emergency planning and preparedness activities. An important element of the planning basis developed by the...
Page 72 - NRC that the state of onsite and off site emergency preparedness provides reasonable assurance that adequate protective measures can and will be taken in the event of a radiological emergency.
Page 213 - Against Potential Threats The FBI considers security forces and infrastructure at nuclear power plants formidable and considers nuclear power plants difficult to penetrate. In addition, the defense-indepth features that protect the public from radiological hazard in the event of a reactor incident also protect the plant's fuel and related safety systems from attempted sabotage. The design of each plant emphasizes the reliability of plant systems, redundancy and diversity of key safety systems, and...
Page 213 - Steel -reinforced concrete containment structures protect the reactor. Redundant safety and reactor shutdown systems have been designed to withstand the impact of earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes and floods. Areas of the plant that house the reactor and used reactor fuel also would withstand the impact of a widebody commercial aircraft, according to peer-reviewed analyses by EPRI, a Palo Alto, Calif.

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