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Reports - NRC

Special Inquiry into the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Region II’s Inspections of Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installations at Operating Reactors

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OIG Investigations initiated this Special Inquiry in response to concerns that “Region II acted inappropriately and without authority with respect to performing independent spent fuel storage installation inspections,” that Region II failed to adhere to NRC policy by allowing resident inspectors who were not qualified the agency’s ISFSI inspection program to inspect ISFSIs, and that Region II deviated from the requirements in agency procedures for inspecting campaigns during which NRC licensees loaded spent fuel to dry cask storage.


Office of the Inspector General Semiannual Report to Congress (NUREG-1415, Volume 36, No. 2)

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NUREG-1415, Volume 36, No. 2; ADAMS Accession Number: ML22333A786

This report highlights the work of the Office of the Inspector General for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNFSB) from April 1, 2022, to September 30, 2022. During this reporting period, we issued 10 audit and evaluation reports, and recommended several ways to improve NRC and DNFSB safety, security, and corporate management programs. We also opened 14 investigative cases and completed 8, 1 of which was referred to the Department of Justice, and 6 of which were referred to NRC or DNFSB management for action.

Semiannual Report