Assessing Corrective Action Program Performance vs. Criterion XI & the Maintenance Rule

Whitepaper prepared by Bruce O’Brien – President and CEO

Two men looking at a nuclear power plantIntroduction

This whitepaper discusses assessment of a stations Corrective Action Program (CAP) with regard to all the various regulatory requirements.


Since implementation of the Maintenance Rule (MRule) (10CFR50.65) in 1996, and the subsequent transition to the Reactor Oversight Process (ROP) (MC0305) in 2000, the mainstay of NRC oversight is the station’s healthy implementation of CAP.

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