ABSTRACT

Exercise Report: Waterford 3 Steam Electric Station [June 24, 2009]   [open pdf - 677KB]

From the Executive Summary: "On June 24, 2009, a biennial Radiological Emergency Preparedness (REP) exercise was conducted in the plume exposure pathway emergency planning zone (EPZ) around the Waterford 3 Steam Electric Station (W 3) located near Taft, St. Charles Parish, Louisiana. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency (DHS/FEMA) Region VI Office, evaluated the exercise. The purpose was to assess the level of preparedness of state and local responders to react to a simulated radiological emergency at Waterford 3. This exercise was held in accordance with DHS/FEMA policies and guidance concerning the implementation of state and local radiological emergency preparedness plans and procedures. The previous exercise at this site was a Plume Exercise conducted on December 5, 2007. The qualifying emergency preparedness exercise was conducted on February 8, 1984. There have been seventeen evaluated exercises, including the exercise on June 24, 2009, plus several drills conducted since 1984. There were no Deficiencies, no Plan Issues and no Areas Requiring Corrective Action (ARCA) identified during this exercise."

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Date:
2009-08-25
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Public Domain
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U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission: http://www.nrc.gov/
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pdf
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application/pdf
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Radiological Emergency Preparedness (REP) Exercise. Waterford 3 Steam Electric Station, St. Charles Parish and St. John the Baptist Parish, LA. June 24, 2009
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