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NRC Issues Enforcement Policy Revision

The NRC issued a revision to its Enforcement Policy, which includes additional lessons learned and other changes approved by the NRC. Specifically, the revision incorporates and provides guidance for the implementation of the Construction Reactor Oversight Process (“cROP”) into the Enforcement Policy. The revision also provides clarifying guidance regarding enforcement related to the Changes During Construction Preliminary Amendment Request Process. Additionally, the revision incorporates a risk-informed approach for assessing the significance of information security violations. Finally, the revision makes various changes and clarifications reflecting lessons learned from the past implementation of the Enforcement Policy. This revision is effective as of November 7, 2016.

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