January 13, 2012

Issued to Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC, related to the Reactor Coolant Draining Event at the Idaho National Laboratory Advanced Test Reactor

On January 13, 2012, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Health, Safety and Security's Office of Enforcement and Oversight issued a Consent Order to Battelle Energy Alliance at the Idaho National Laboratory related to issues associated with the inadvertent draining of cooling water from the reactor vessel at the Advanced Test Reactor that occurred during a maintenance outage on June 1, 2011.  The contractor agreed to the Consent Order.