Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Florida Power and Light (Turkey Point Nuclear Plant, Units 3 & 4)
Current Parent Company: 
NextEra Energy
Penalty: 
$140,000
Year: 
2012
Date: 
April 9, 2012
Offense Group: 
safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
nuclear safety violation
Violation Description: 

On April 9, 2012, the NRC issued a Notice of Violation associated with a White Significance Determination Process (SDP) finding and a Severity Level III violation with a Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty in the amount of $140,000 to Florida Power and Light Company. The White Finding was issued for the failure of Turkey Point personnel to maintain the effectiveness of their emergency plan, as required by 10 CFR 50.54(q) and 10 CFR 50.47(b), and the Severity Level III violation and Civil Penalty were issued for FPLs failure to make an eight hour report, as required by 10 CFR 50.72(b)(3)(xiii). Specifically, from December 4, 2010, to July 13, 2011, and from October 10 to October 28, 2011, FPL failed to follow and maintain the effectiveness of its emergency plan when portions of the Technical Support Center (TSC) ventilation system were removed from service for maintenance, without compensatory measures. FPL failed to report this condition as required from December 4, 2010, to July 13, 2011.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Florida
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Parent: 
utilities
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