After Action Report/Improvement Plan: Waterford 3 Steam Electric Station [December 5-6, 2017] [open pdf - 14MB]
From the Executive Summary: "On December 5 - 6, 2017, a Radiological Emergency Preparedness (REP) Plume Phase and Ingestion Pathway Exercise was conducted at the Waterford 3 Steam Electric Station (Waterford 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 radiological emergency at Waterford 3. This exercise was held in accordance with FEMA's policies and guidance concerning the implementation of state and local REP plans and procedures. The previous exercise at this site was a Hostile Action Based Exercise conducted on June 24, 2015. The first qualifying exercise to satisfy FEMA rule 44 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 350 requirements for Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) licensing to operate the facility was conducted on February 8, 1984. There have been seventeen evaluated exercises plus numerous drills conducted since 1984. [...] This report includes the identification of any exercise findings and recommendations for corrective action where appropriate. All state and local organizations, except where noted in this report, demonstrated an adequate knowledge of the emergency response plans and procedures and properly implemented them. As a result of the exercise, there were no Level 1 Findings or Level 2 Findings observed. One Plan Issue (Issue Number: 70-17-1 cl-P-1) was identified during the exercise and has been resolved."
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission: http://www.nrc.gov/
Radiological Emergency Preparedness Plume Phase and Ingestion Pathway Exercise. Waterford 3 Steam Electric Station, St. Charles Parish, St. John the Baptist Parish, Ascension Parish, Assumption Parish, East Baton Rouge Parish, Lafourche Parish, St. Bernard Parish, St. Helena Parish, St. James Parish, St. John Parish, Tangipahoa Parish and Terrebonne Parish, LA. December 5-6, 2017