NRC Adjusts Maximum Civil Penalties for 2019
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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.To view the Federal Register notice, click here.