Executive Order 12657: Federal Emergency Management Agency Assistance in Emergency Preparedness Planning at Commercial Nuclear Power Plants [open pdf - 31KB]
Alternate Title: EO 12657: Federal Emergency Management Agency Assistance in Emergency Preparedness Planning at Commercial Nuclear Power Plants
"This Order applies whenever State or local governments, either individually or together, decline or fail to prepare commercial nuclear power plant radiological emergency preparedness plans that are sufficient to satisfy Nuclear Regulatory Commission ('NRC') licensing requirements or to participate adequately in the preparation, demonstration, testing, exercise, or use of such plans. In order to request the assistance of the Federal Emergency Management Agency ('FEMA') provided for in this Order, an affected nuclear power plant applicant or licensee ('licensee') shall certify in writing to FEMA that the situation described in Subsection (a) exists."
Executive Order 12657; EO 12657
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