Nuclear Regulatory Commission: Electric Power Research Institute; Seismic Evaluation Guidance
GAO-13-449R: Mar 12, 2013
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's (NRC), new rule on the Electric Power Research Institute's (EPRI) seismic evaluation guidance. GAO found that the EPRI's "Seismic Evaluation Guidance: Screening, Prioritization and Implementation Details" (SPID) report provides guidance and clarification of an acceptable approach to assist nuclear power reactor licensees when responding to NRC staff's request for information and NRC complied with applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.