Final Exercise Report: Grand Gulf Nuclear Station [September 9, 2009]   [open pdf - 533KB]

From the Executive Summary: "On September 9, 2009, the Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Regions IV and VI, conducted a full participation plume exercise in the emergency-planning zone (EPZ) around the Grand Gulf Nuclear Station (GGNS). Region VI issues a separate report on the evaluation of the State of Louisiana and Tensas Parish. Region VI has provided the Joint Information Center exercise portion for inclusion into the Region IV exercise report. The purpose of the exercise was to assess the level of State and local preparedness in responding to a radiological emergency. This exercise was held in accordance with FEMA's policies and guidance concerning the exercise of State and local radiological emergency response plans (RERP) and procedures. The most recent exercise at this site was conducted on September 19, 2007. The qualifying emergency preparedness exercise was conducted November 4-5, 1981 at GGNS. [...] This report contains the evaluation of the exercise on September 9, 2009, as well as out-of-sequence activities conducted on July 14, 2009; the week of August 11-12, 2009; and the week of September 8-9, 2009."

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Grand Gulf Nuclear Station Exercise. Claiborne, Adams, Copiah, and Warren Counties, MS. September 9, 2009
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