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NRC Adjusts Maximum Civil Penalties for 2019

The NRC has amended its regulations to adjust the maximum civil penalty for inflation. The new maximum civil monetary penalty under the Atomic Energy Act (AEA) is $298,211 per day, per violation, a $7,336 increase from the previous maximum of $290,875. The NRC has also adjusted penalties under the Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act. The new maximum amount is $11,463, a $282 increase from the previous maximum of $11,181.

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