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Federal Regulatory Agencies

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SEC Issues Administrative Proceeding on Stephen S. Eubanks
WASHINGTON, Aug. 17 -- The Securities and Exchange Commission issued the following administrative proceeding (File No. 3-18115) involving Stephen S. Eubanks on an order instituting administrative proceedings pursuant to section 15(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and section 203(f) of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, making findings, and imposing remedial sanctions:

In the Matter of

STEPHEN S. EUBANKS,

Respondent.

ORDER INSTITUTING ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEEDINGS PURSUANT TO SECTION 15(b) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934 AND SECTION 203(f) OF THE INVESTMENT ADVISERS ACT OF 1940, ... Show Full Article

SEC Issues Administrative Proceeding on Sarkauskas, Associates
WASHINGTON, Aug. 17 -- The Securities and Exchange Commission issued the following administrative proceeding (File No. 3-15471) involving Sarkauskas and Associates on an order directing disbursement of fair fund, payment of fund administrator's fees and approval for future fees and expenses:

In the Matter of

SARKAUSKAS AND ASSOCIATES, INC. and

JAMES M. SARKAUSKAS

Respondents.

ORDER DIRECTING DISBURSEMENT OF FAIR FUND, PAYMENT OF FUND ADMINISTRATOR'S FEES AND APPROVAL FOR FUTURE FEES AND EXPENSES

On December 24, 2015, pursuant to Rule 1103 of the Securities and Exchange Commission's ("Commission") ... Show Full Article

NRC to Amend Rules on Medical Uses of Radioactive Materials
WASHINGTON, Aug. 17 -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued the following news release:

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has approved amendments to its requirements for medical uses of radioactive materials. A final rule, approved Aug. 17, modifies 10 CFR Part 35 and makes conforming changes to Parts 30 and 32. The rule will be published in the coming months in the Federal Register after the NRC staff makes certain revisions directed by the Commission.

The changes will amend the definition of medical events associated with permanent implant brachytherapy; update training and experience requirements ... Show Full Article

NRC Receives Event Notification on Y-90 Treatment Underdose
WASHINGTON, Aug. 17 -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued the following event notification (52890) on Y-90 treatment underdose:

AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - Y-90 TREATMENT UNDERDOSE

The following information was provided by the State of California via email:

"The RSO [Radiation Safety Officer] of Loma Linda Medical Center notified the RHB [Radiologic Health Branch] Brea ICE [Inspection, Compliance and Enforcement] office on August 7, 2017, that a medical event occurred on Friday, August 4, 2017. A patient was admitted to the hospital for treatment of liver carcinoma. The treatment plan involved ... Show Full Article

NRC Receives Event Notification on Stolen, Recovered Moisture Density Gauge
WASHINGTON, Aug. 17 -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued the following event notification (52893) involving Hillis-Carnes nuclear plant, Annapolis, Md.:

AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - STOLEN AND RECOVERED MOISTURE DENSITY GAUGE

The following was received from the Maryland Department of the Environment via email:

"On August 8, 2017, Hillis-Carnes, Maryland Licensee MD-03-054-01, notified the Maryland Radiological Health Program (RHP) that a field technician had his van carjacked at the Key's Point temporary job site. His Troxler moisture density gauge model 3430 (serial number 31733) was still ... Show Full Article

NRC Receives Event Notification on Loss of Power to Technical Support Center
WASHINGTON, Aug. 17 -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued the following event notification (52909) involving Peach Bottom nuclear plant, Pa.:

LOSS OF POWER TO TECHNICAL SUPPORT CENTER

"On 8/16/2017, at 1039 [EDT], an un-planned trip of the Peach Bottom Station Blackout Transformer 34.5 kV feeder breaker 1005 and a loss of the 191-00 line occurred causing a loss of power to Unit 1 and the TSC. Power was not restored to the TSC or the ventilation system within 1 hour. Power was subsequently restored to the TSC at 1207 hours [EDT] and the ventilation system was restored to available.

"This ... Show Full Article

NRC Names New Senior Resident Inspector at Sequoyah Nuclear Plant
WASHINGTON, Aug. 17 -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued the following news release:

Nuclear Regulatory Commission officials in Atlanta have named David Hardage as the agency's senior resident inspector at the Tennessee Valley Authority's Sequoyah nuclear power plant, located near Soddy-Daisy, Tenn., about 16 miles northeast of Chattanooga.

Hardage previously served as the resident inspector and senior resident inspector at the Hatch nuclear power plant in Georgia. Prior to moving to the Hatch plant, he was a project engineer in the Resident Inspector Development Program in the Region ... Show Full Article