After Action Report: REP Program Exercise, Grand Gulf Nuclear Station (GGNS) [November 1-2, 2011]   [open pdf - 236KB]

In the context of this document, REP stands for Radiological Emergency Preparedness. From the executive summary: "On November 1 & 2, 2011, the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region IV Radiological Emergency Preparedness (REP) Program staff evaluated a plume exposure pathway and an ingestion pathway exercise in the emergency and ingestion planning zones for the Grand Gulf Nuclear Station (GGNS). GGNS is located in Claiborne County, approximately 29 miles south of Vicksburg, Mississippi and is operated by Entergy Nuclear. The GGNS Emergency Planning Zone (EPZ) is divided into 16 Protective Action Areas designated 1 through 12. The 10 mile EPZ encompasses Claiborne County; with an EPZ population of approximately 9604 as reported in the 2010 U.S. Census Bureau data. FEMA's overall objective of the exercise was to assess the level of State and local preparedness in responding to a radiological emergency at GGNS. This exercise was conducted in accordance with FEMA's policies and guidance concerning the exercise of state and local radiological emergency response plans and procedures. The previous federally evaluated exercise at this site was conducted on September 9, 2009. The qualifying emergency preparedness exercise was conducted November 4-5, 1981. The purpose of this report is to analyze exercise results, identify strengths to be maintained and built upon, identify potential areas for further improvement, and support development of corrective actions."

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REP Program Exercise. Grand Gulf Nuclear Station (GGNS), Claiborne, Adams, Copiah, Hinds and Warren Counties, MS. November 1-2, 2011
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