After Action Report: REP Program Exercise, Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear Plant (HNP) [November 2, 2011]   [open pdf - 245KB]

From the Executive Summary: "On November 2, 2011, the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region IV Radiological Emergency Preparedness (REP) Program staff evaluated a partial participation plume exposure pathway exercise in the emergency planning zone (EPZ) for the Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear Plant (HNP). HNP is located in Appling County, approximately eleven miles north of Baxley, Georgia and is operated by Southern Nuclear Operating Company (SNC). The HNP EPZ is divided into sixteen emergency response planning zones. The 10 mile EPZ encompasses parts of Appling, Jeff Davis, Tattnall and Toombs Counties; with an EPZ population of approximately 8,394 residents. FEMA's overall objective of the exercise was to assess the level of State and local preparedness in responding to a radiological emergency at HNP. 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 October 14, 2009. The qualifying emergency preparedness exercise was conducted October 1980. 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. Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear Plant (HNP), Appling, Jeff Davis, Tattnall and Toombs Counties, GA. November 2, 2011
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