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Post-Fukushima Hardened Vents with High-Capacity Filters for BWR Mark Is and Mark IIs

This report comments on the various safety benefits of installing high-capacity filters in addition to hardened vents for Boiling Water Reactor (BWR) Mark I and II containments. The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission is expected to discuss the issue of filtered venting systems and whether thy should be required as part of the March 2012 Commission order requiring reliable hardened vents.

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