Violation Tracker Individual Record

Tennessee Valley Authority
November 28, 2016
Offense Group: 
safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
nuclear safety violation
Violation Description: 

On November 28, 2016, the NRC issued a Notice of Violation and Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty in the amount of $140,000 to Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) for a Severity Level III violation. The violation involved the failure to conduct compensatory fire watches as required by TVA corporate procedures and 10 CFR 50.48, Fire Protection. Specifically, on multiple occasions in May 2015, hourly fire watches required as compensatory measures for fire protection equipment that was out of service in the Unit 3 Diesel Building and Unit 3 4kV Shutdown Board Room were not performed.

Level of Government: 
Action Type: 
agency action
Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
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