Siting Application Review Workshop for NNR in South Africa

October 18th, 2016 — 

AdSTM conducted a Siting Application Review Workshop in Pretoria, South Africa, from October 10 to October 14, 2016. The workshop was attended by 22 people, mostly representatives of the National Nuclear Regulator (NNR). Mr. Richard Emch of AdSTM and Mr. Stewart Bland of Chesapeake Nuclear Services conducted the workshop. The workshop presented the USNRC’s methodology for conducting the review of an application for an early site permit or a construction permit using the guidance of NUREG-0800 (the Standard Review Plan). The workshop included an interactive exercise where the participants were challenged to use the USNRC methodology to review the impact of dam flooding for the Vogtle early site permit. The workshop was organized by Mr. Peter Bester of NNR.