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Company: Westinghouse Electic Company
Current Parent CompanyBrookfield Asset Management
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Penalty: $17,500
Year: 2010
Date: November 3, 2010
Offense Group: safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: nuclear safety violation
Violation Description: On November 3, 2010, a Notice of Violation and Proposed Imposition of a Civil Penalty in the amount of $17,500 was issued to Westinghouse Electric Company, Commercial Nuclear Fuel Division, for a Severity Level III problem involving two violations associated with a spill of uranium bearing ammoniated waste water inside the plant on January 25, 2010. Specifically, the violations involved (1) the failure to identify in the Integrated Safety Analysis (ISA) that a spill in the quarantine tank system could lead to an intermediate consequence event as required by 10CFR70.62(c)(1), and (2) the failure to designate items relied on for safety (IROFS) to limit the risk of an intermediate consequence event resulting from an overflow of the quarantine system as required by 10CFR70.61(e). In addition, two Severity Level IV violations involving failure to follow license condition requirements, and a Severity Level IV problem involving three violations associated with failure to follow Site Emergency Plan requirements were issued.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
HQ Country of Current Parent: Canada
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: diversified
Specific Industry of Current Parent: diversified
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